Bob McCarty wrote:If that's an eastern diamondback, I guess I was looking for the rattles, unless Roy has already removed them for a keepsake. Googled Florida snakes and it says the northern Florida rattlers have a more potent venom that those in the southern part of the state.
That was a diamond back rattler. Had 5 rattles and the button. They are standing up toward the camera in the picture so you can't see them very well.
And, NO, I have no desire to keep the things. The snake received a burial courtesy of the green tractor.