Scientific Name: Crotalus scutulatus
About the Mojave Green
DescriptionHabitatBehaviorThreats & StatusFun Fact
The Mojave green is a highly venomous snake that is found in the southwestern part of the United States and western part of Mexico. It grows up to about 3 feet in length. The color of its skin is brown or pale green.
This snake is often near scrub brush such as creosote and sage mesquite. Additionally, it can also reside in Joshua trees and grassy plains.
This snake is active between the months of April to September. As ambush predators, they eat small rodents and lizards.
According to the IUCN, this species is of least concern.
The Mojave green is one of the most venomous snakes in the world.