This species is one of the more docile and sluggish ones. Unless they are disturbed, they won’t use their rattle or attack you.
The largest rattlesnake species can grow up to 8.5 feet long, making it the longest rattlesnake in the country.
Pygmy Rattlesnakes live in various habitats, such as pine woods, close to swamps and marshes, wet grasslands, and dry river bottoms.
The distinctive feature of this species is the upturned scales that have formed along the sides of its nose.