Diamond Back Rattlesnake Senses

Zoolopedia - RattlesnakeHere’s a nice video of a Diamond Back Rattlesnakes, which is from the Pit Vipers group. The Rattlesnakes are best known for the hiss of their famous tails. The Rattlesnakes are using this hiss to scear bigger predators, so they shall not need to waste their limited amount of venom on creatures that are too big to be eaten.  On the end of  this western diamondback rattlesnake catches its prey, a rat, with an ambush.