Name: Rattlesnake Class Reptilia
Description: Venomous New World snake. The end of the tail has a series of loosely attached, horny segments that can be vibrated to produce a rattling or buzzing sound.
Location: North and South America
Special Features: Highly specialized organisms
Tail rattles or buzzes
Pit organs for seeing at night
Rarely grow more than five feet can grow up to eight feet
Live about 20 years
Diet: Carnivores; they eat mammals (especially rodents) and reptiles.
Neat Fact: The rattlesnake's rattle can be heard up to 50 km (30 mi) away.