Western Diamondback Rattlesnake is a heavy bodied
snake with a triangular shaped head. There are two dark diagonal lines on each
side of its face running from the eyes to its jaws. It has dark diamond-shaped
patterns along is back. The tail has black and white bands just above the
rattles. Western Diamondback Rattlesnake ranges throughout the southwestern
United States (Arizona, California, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas)and northern
half of Mexico. Currently, western diamondback rattlesnakes are
not threatened or endangered.