Millet pygmy rattleshell  ( lat. Sistrurus miliarius ) is a poisonous snake of the subfamily of the pit viper family of the viper .
|Millet pygmy rattlesnake|
Millet pygmy rattlesnake
|Sistrurus miliarius (Linnaeus, 1766)|
IUCN 3.1 Least Concern : 64347
It is found in the southeastern United States. The diet consists of small mammals and birds, lizards, insects, frogs, as well as other snakes.
The bites of these snakes pose a real threat to human life.
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