Mojave Desert Sidewinder sighted

Photo by a friend

The recent warm weather has apparently cued this Mojave Desert Sidewinder (Crotalus cerastes) to come up the surface ahead of schedule; usually these guys aren’t out til February or March (from what I can tell—please advise), but we came across this fella this past Sunday, January 16, not too far from our house.

Mojave Desert Sidewinder:


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