Discover Maryland’s Only Rattlesnake Species
ArrowCONTINUE READINGLet’s take a closer look at Maryland’s only rattlesnake species and find out what these snakes look like, where they are found, how dangerous they are, and
Timber Rattlesnake (Crotalus horridus)One of only two venomous snakes in Maryland is the timber rattlesnake. These snakes can be found in forested upland areas, often basking in th
What Do Timber Rattlesnakes Look Like?In Maryland there are two different color variations of timber rattlesnakes: 1. A black phase timber rattlesnake has a black or dark brown bo
How Dangerous Are Timber Rattlesnakes?Like their rattlesnake cousins, timber rattlesnakes are extremely venomous. These snakes have very big fangs that tuck neatly into their mouth
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