Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake Brianna H, Melody L & Jeanie Q

Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake
  • The Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake is one of the largest rattlesnakes in the world. Sadly the species is going extinct. It contributes to the ecosystem by getting rid of the rodent population.
  • It is important to conserve these species because we are able to use their venom for medical reasons, lowering the amount of crops damaged each year and are able to process nutrients and help regain soil once they die and decompose.
Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake habitat
  • We didn't save the Cheetah nor the Wombat because we believed they did not have a big enough role in the ecosystem. Nothing would necessarily change if either of them went extinct.
A close up of the Rattlesnakes pattern
  • Rattlesnakes help humankind and the ecosystem which is why we should conserve them.
  • The​ ​more​ ​information​ ​we​ ​have​ ​about​ ​them​ ​the​ ​more​ ​we​ ​will​ ​know​ ​why​ ​we​ ​could​ ​conserve​ ​them.
  • With​ ​the​ ​knowledge​ ​on​ ​rattlesnake​ ​we​ ​will​ ​understand​ ​why​ ​we​ ​need​ ​them
  • They​ ​struggle​ ​to​ ​survive​ ​because​ ​of​ ​the​ ​way​ ​we​ ​look​ ​at​ ​them​ ​mainly​ ​because​ ​the​ ​only​ ​thing​ ​we​ ​know that they are scary.
  • ​We​ ​use​ ​them​ ​for​ ​trade​ ​and​ ​commercial​ ​use​ ​because​ ​we​ ​see​ ​them​ ​as​ ​stuff​ ​used​ ​for​ ​fashion​ ​and​ ​stuff.
  • ​ ​Companies​ ​like​ ​gucci​ ​and​ ​prada​ ​use​ ​it​ ​for​ ​their​ ​items​ ​like​ ​purses,​ ​belts,​ ​and​ ​moreTherefore​ ​we​ ​should​ ​help​ ​conserve​ ​the​ ​Eastern​ ​Diamondback​ ​Rattlesnake
  • Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnakes venom is hemotoxin that kills red blood cells and can cause tissue damage to a human.
  • They are broken down into two categorizes
  • Neurotoxics venoms are the ones that interfere with the normal functions of nerves.
  • Cytotoxins venoms are the ones that destroy of otherwise impact body cells.
  • We are able to use snake venom for medical uses.
  • Aging- wrinkle cream Stroke- breaking blood cloths
  • Snake venom can be very useful for humans in many different medical ways.
  • The Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake receives no federal protection but others have gone out of their way to conserve the Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake .
  • Methods of capturing the rattlesnake have been a threat to their species. This method is called "gassing". Gassing is when you pour gasoline down in a burrow and other places the rattlesnake would live, in order to draw them out. they then would kill and skin them for commercial use.
  • By educating the public the Orianne Society dedicates their time and money trying to conserve these wonderful rattlesnakes. With all the expenses for conserving the Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake the grand total is $1,172,854.
  • Now that you learned about their importance to the world and the cost to conserve these wonderful creatures let us come together and help save the Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake before it goes extinct.


Created with images by 2ndPeter - "Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake (Crotalus adamanteus)" • Charles & Clint - "Western Diamondback Rattlesnake (Cortalus atrox)" • sdbeazley - "Crotalus adamanteus stretched across dirt road" • .RGB. - "IMG_19189" • rarvesen - "Western Diamondback Rattlesnake (Crotalus atrox)" • Scott_Calleja - "Diamond Back" • Larry Smith2010 - "Western Diamondback Rattlesnake"

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