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ENDANGERED SPECIES ACT PROFILE

PROTECTION STATUS: Not listed

RANGE: North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama and Mississippi; now likely extirpated in Louisiana

THREATS: Habitat destruction, malicious killing by humans, collection for the commercial skin trade and vehicle strikes

POPULATION TREND: This species’ population is declining.

Eastern diamondback rattlesnake photo courtesy Flickr Commons/gsbrown99