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Stone Rattlesnake (Crotalus durissus). The Aztecs carved naturalistic sculptures of certain reptiles, birds and insects which were closely observed. The rattle consists of 13 segments but each time the snake sheds its skin, a new segment is produced.

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Stone Rattlesnake (Crotalus durissus).  The Aztecs carved naturalistic sculptures of certain reptiles, birds and insects which were closely observed.  The rattle consists of 13 segments but each time the snake sheds its skin, a new segment is produced.