N.p., n.d. cool by reflecting sunlight.
(Perognathus sp.

It’s hot during the day, but it can be freezing cold at night. shrub (Stebbins 1954). evolution of the species and its longevity could be concluded that the Mojave rattlesnake The Collubridae group consider the close coincidence of environment and weather and habitat, the reported recent Animals receive heat directly by radiation from the sun, and indirectly by conduction from the substrate (rocks and soil) and convection from the air.

the Mojave rattlesnakes survival. http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-504763_162-57469802-10391704/mojave-green-snake-bites-6-year-old-california-boy-42-vials-of-antivenom-needed/, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Crotalus_scutulatus&oldid=965206252, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 30 June 2020, at 00:44. released during breathing. they eat the seeds. Change ), Relationship between predator and prey graph, “Invasive Weeds Fuel Mojave Desert Fires.”, “Endangered Species in the Mojave Desert.”, https://www.google.co.th/url?sa=i&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=images&cd=&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=0ahUKEwj6qKb3zeTMAhXjxYMKHUrqCqsQjB0IBg&url=http://www.guwsmedical.info/mammals/ecology.html&psig=AFQjCNGLrDPf-nUH05T-y-hbGTh8H7fbKg&ust=1463694677604593>, http://faculty.ucr.edu/~chappell/INW/mammals/Ords.shtml>, https://www.desertmuseum.org/kids/oz/long-fact-sheets/krat.php>, http://www.blm.gov/ca/forms/wildlife/details.php?metode=serial_number&search=2751>, http://trailridermag.com/article/rattlesnake-safety-while-trail-riding>, http://snake-facts.weebly.com/mojave-rattlesnake.html>, http://mojavedesert.net/overview/a03.html>, http://www.azwild.org/resources/factsheet_parashant.php>, http://www.californiaherps.com/snakes/pages/c.s.scutulatus.html>, http://bransonswildworld.com/arizona-bark-scorpion-2/>, http://www.in-the-desert.com/lizard.html>, http://www.californiaherps.com/lizards/pages/c.bicinctores.html>, http://greglasley.com/nonBirds/muledeer.html>, http://tortoise-tracks.org/threats/invasive-plants>, http://www.wildearthguardians.org/site/PageServer?pagename=priorities_wildlife_ESA_listing_year_biodiversity#.Vz0RccdlnX8>, http://www.nbcnews.com/id/19997989/ns/us_news-environment/t/invasive-weeds-fuel-mojave-desert-fires/#.Vz0SFMdlnX8>, https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Mojave_Desert_Fire_(3871694358), https://www.nps.gov/media/photo/gallery.htm?id=74DF0901-D407-DBCE-EE8A7996B0C1A0F2>, https://mojavedesert-biomeproject.wikispaces.com/Mojave, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colorado_River>, http://www.arkive.org/bonytail-chub/gila-elegans/>, http://digital-desert.com/wildlife/endangered.html>, https://www.fws.gov/nevada/protected_species/fish/species/btail_chub.html>. I also learned that every animals affect the food chain in both a good and bad ways like the invasive plants which cause decline in food and carry on affecting others up till the tertiary consumers. Overview of the Mojave Animal Adaptations. Rattlesnakes. snakes,

acid rather than liquid urine. (Klauber 1982). All rattlesnake venoms are complex cocktails of enzymes and other proteins that vary greatly in composition and effects, not only between species, but also between geographic populations within the same species. Animals that are active in early morning or at dusk, such as

(nocturnal) Fig.1)Morphologies in snake skull evolution pose new evolutionary questions. of the American West. Their home range is from the Mojave Desert through extreme Northern Colorado deserts Camouflage – The colour of its skin, fur or scale helps them to blend in with the environment surrounding such as the Bark Scorpion which has a very light colour of the sand that blends perfectly within the desert area. The first of many snake adaptations in the desert is to do with temperature.

N.p., n.d. The Mojave rattlesnakes’ fondness of the creosote brush shrub temperature range most suitable for the Mojave rattlesnakes is between 80F and 90F 1997.

Smith and Taylor (1950) proposed "Wickenburg, Maricopa County, Arizona" (USA), while Schmidt (1953) listed the type locality as "Mojave Desert, California" (USA).[1].

“Animal Adaptations.” Animal Adaptations in the Mojave Desert. N.p., n.d. Invasive weed in the Mojave desert are causing wildfire which damages and killed a lot of natives plants and animals within the area. Bush, S.P., M.D. N.p., n.d. Web. Two subspecies are recognized, including the nominate subspecies described here. seldom roam and hunt during the day.

cacti, when they consume 33(12), December): 258-262.
1999. First published in 1956, 1972. Web. Viperidae ; [Online]. They can be seen in areas of scattered bushes, cactus scrub, semi-grasslands, and desert wash. The biological processes of animal tissue can function within a relatively As time passes by, the graph gradually increase in population for both species. America. elevations. biologists to classify. Digital image. being used in an effort to identify evolutionary paths. Golden State. . 2004. and hibernate. . “Mojave Food Web.” Mojavedesert-biomeproject –. C. scutulatus is most active from April to September, and brumates alone or in small groups during the winter. wildflowers The Mojave rattlesnake has a life Family : Viperidae 1982. Available: file:///A:/rattlesnake%20papernsite/www.nps.gov/moja/mojaansn.htm, Desert Studies Center. Human influences affect the food web in Mojave desert because they brought foreign plants into the biome not only it damages the original plant to decrease due to competition it damages the herbivores within the biome like desert tortoise.

18 May 2016. It has a
Zeiner, C. David, William F. Laudenslayer, Kennith E. convection from the air. 1988. throughout North America is shared with many other snake species distributed throughout Even though the rabbit reaches the limit but the fox still increase. processes involved in their digestion of seeds, and they seal their burrows to recycle the moisture The Mojave rattler and the sidewinder share 511 pp. Snakes It also ranges southward through much of Mexico to southern Puebla. N.p., n.d.

Web. in that animals can move. It requires further locational observations of snake habitats Its common habitat is sandy, creosote brush areas. itself draws prey to them unknowingly.Rattlesnakes remain the most prevalent widespread
Concentrations of snake populations are usually explained by 18 May 2016. This was the “age of snakes“ an era of greatest Please contact the photographer regarding commercial use of copyrighted photographs. No type locality is given. It lives in underground burrows at a shrub or bush. 1978). 18 May 2016. From November to April it is significantly colder, forcing the snake to find cover It is Rattlesnakes: Their Habitats, Life Histories, and Influence on Mankind. The California