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Eastern Diamondback

By starman1
Another angle of the IRRATATED subject.
It shows some more details on his actual size, he was around 6' (just under 2 meters) in length and a bit bigger around than my forearm. I wish I could have been able to see and get a shot of his rattle. I was curious about how many times he had shed his skin, the number of buttons helps determine how many times the snake had shed.

Shot thru glass using ambient lighting, minor adjustments with sharpening, otherwise it's straight out the camera.

Tags: Close-up and macro Wildlife and nature

Voters: Arty, Z_Driver, jaspernina and 4 more


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Z_Driver 13 5
29 Jun 2007 4:49PM
Nice detail on the snake.

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jaspernina 12 1.0k Wales
29 Jun 2007 4:49PM
Great lighting & detail.
Thanks
Stephen
29 Jun 2007 9:15PM
Nice detail! Gotta love Crotalus adamanteus! What a bad beast!
angelsj 12 12 Scotland
29 Jun 2007 11:58PM
well done great close up detail
dawnmichelle 12 12 United States
31 Aug 2007 10:55PM
I have a pic of me somewhere holding a timber rattler that had 9 rattlers and a button. It came out from under the house and knocked him in the head. Has going eat him but a neighbor wanted him instead .loll
great shot
Dawn MIchelle

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