Sidewinder Crotalus cerastes

Sidewinder
Sidewinder Rattlesnake
The Sidewinder moves by winding from side to side to minimise contact with hot sand in its desert habitat of southwest USA and northwest Mexico.
Sidewinder
Sidewinder
Sidewinder Rattlesnake
It is also called the Sidewinder Rattlesnake and the Horned Rattlesnake and is a type of pit viper.
Sidewinder
Sidewinder Rattlesnake
It can grow to some 30 inches (80cm). It is venomous and eats lizards and rodents.