Mythical Mohave Rattlesnake

Mohave Greens are notorious for being the nastiest and deadliest snakes in the West. But is the reputation of the Mohave rattlesnake (Crotalus scutulatus) deserved? Click on the myths to learn the facts about Mohave rattlesnakes. Download our Mohave Factsheet       In our thousands of encounters with Mohaves and other rattlesnakes, we’ve never… Read More


Mohave rattlesnake

Today we introduce a new series, Snake Heroes, where we’ll feature stories of people helping snakes. Tell us your #SnakeHero Story   A few weeks ago we got a frantic call from one of supporters, Cindy, who had found a mohave rattlesnake stuck in bird netting. Cindy had done what she could without putting herself… Read More


About 6:30pm, 3 July 2012. Though we had a few tantalizing sprinkles in June, the monsoon officially arrived last night. We got about a half inch of rain at headquarters and the 4th of July has started out cloudy and cool. For the first time in weeks, every snake we checked on this morning was… Read More