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#6324891 - 06/06/16 11:54 AM Ratttlesnake ID??
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Need help with this one...located in Mason, Tx. I am thinking canebrake but not sure, never dealt with anything but western diamondbacks.

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#6324899 - 06/06/16 11:59 AM Re: Ratttlesnake ID?? [Re: Star_S_Ranch]
TexasKC Online   content
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I'm not a snake expert but it sure looks like a timber rattler to me. Didn't know they could be found as far west as Mason.

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#6324905 - 06/06/16 12:05 PM Re: Ratttlesnake ID?? [Re: Star_S_Ranch]
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Loc: Temple...Hunt in Freestone Co.
The black tail makes me think Timber rattler as well, but the few I've seen had different markings on their back...but they were also farther east in freeston co.

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#6324906 - 06/06/16 12:06 PM Re: Ratttlesnake ID?? [Re: Star_S_Ranch]
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It's a Timber
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#6324911 - 06/06/16 12:11 PM Re: Ratttlesnake ID?? [Re: TexasKC]
BigD1836 Offline
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Registered: 01/20/11
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Loc: Houston
Originally Posted By: TexasKC
I'm not a snake expert but it sure looks like a timber rattler to me. Didn't know they could be found as far west as Mason.


I'd second this thought. Especially with the solid dark tail??

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#6324913 - 06/06/16 12:14 PM Re: Ratttlesnake ID?? [Re: Star_S_Ranch]
Sniper John Offline
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Registered: 08/31/05
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Loc: North Texas
That is an easy one with that black bandit face and black tail. It's a black tailed rattlesnake.
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#6324919 - 06/06/16 12:18 PM Re: Ratttlesnake ID?? [Re: Sniper John]
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Originally Posted By: Sniper John
That is an easy one with that black bandit face and black tail. It's a black tailed rattlesnake.



^^^^^


Have encountered Several in Edwards County up


http://museum2.utep.edu/chih/theland/animals/reptiles/molossus.htm
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#6324920 - 06/06/16 12:18 PM Re: Ratttlesnake ID?? [Re: Sniper John]
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Loc: Greenville, TX
Originally Posted By: Sniper John
That is an easy one with that black bandit face and black tail. It's a black tailed rattlesnake.


You beat me to it. It's a northern black tailed rattlesnake. What a beauty too.
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#6324923 - 06/06/16 12:24 PM Re: Ratttlesnake ID?? [Re: Star_S_Ranch]
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Yep Blacktail for sure. I see them in New Mexico.
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#6324929 - 06/06/16 12:30 PM Re: Ratttlesnake ID?? [Re: Star_S_Ranch]
Squatch Offline
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Loc: Clarksville TX.
Wow, I have never heard of those.
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#6324935 - 06/06/16 12:35 PM Re: Ratttlesnake ID?? [Re: Squatch]
TexasKC Online   content
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Loc: Houston & Lexington, Texas
Originally Posted By: Squatch
Wow, I have never heard of those.


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#6324961 - 06/06/16 12:51 PM Re: Ratttlesnake ID?? [Re: Star_S_Ranch]
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Registered: 11/06/06
Posts: 394
Loc: Fort Worth/Kent County
I've seen them on 377 around the Telegraph area.

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#6324965 - 06/06/16 12:54 PM Re: Ratttlesnake ID?? [Re: TexasKC]
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Registered: 11/16/07
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Originally Posted By: TexasKC
Originally Posted By: Squatch
Wow, I have never heard of those.


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Me either.
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#6324982 - 06/06/16 01:05 PM Re: Ratttlesnake ID?? [Re: SniperRAB]
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Originally Posted By: SniperRAB
Originally Posted By: Sniper John
That is an easy one with that black bandit face and black tail. It's a black tailed rattlesnake.



^^^^^


Have encountered Several in Edwards County up


http://museum2.utep.edu/chih/theland/animals/reptiles/molossus.htm


Yup....timbers have a copper stripe down their back and don't have a diamond pattern on their back..... Beautiful looking blacktail! One of 13 species of rattlesnakes native to Texas!..
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#6325415 - 06/06/16 06:35 PM Re: Ratttlesnake ID?? [Re: Star_S_Ranch]
Michael W. Offline
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Registered: 11/22/10
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Loc: Central Texas / Comal County
Well thats a new one on me. I have never seen one before. Nice capture on the photo.
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