13 Snakes to Watch out for this Summer • I am New Mexico

13 Snakes to Watch out for this Summer

It’s definitely warming up and hundreds of thousands of  New Mexicans will be taking family road trips or camping in the great New Mexican outdoors this year. This means you’ll have to know which creepy crawly you probably shouldn’t be messing with.  As a safety precaution we advise you stay away from all snakes whether you think you know if they’re venomous or not. It could mean life or death. Here is a list of New Mexico’s 13 Most Venomous Snakes you should definitely avoid.


1.) Western Diamondback Rattlesnake

Western Diamondback Rattlesnake

 Common Name Western Diamondback Rattlesnake
 Scientific Name Crotalus atrox
 Maximum Body Length 234cm
 Reproduction Live
 Number of Offspring 11
 Venom Extremely Venomous
 Distribution SW, S, SE

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