The rattlesnakes in the Grand Canyon are pink.

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Grand Canyon Sunset by Eric Astrauskas cc2.0

Rattlesnakes are usually brown or gray but those in the Grand Canyon are pink, blending in with the rocks. They have been described as a new subspecies – the Grand Canyon rattlesnake or the canyon bleached rattlesnake – which can only be found in Arizona.

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A Grand Canyon rattlensnake, Crotalus oreganus abyssus, from Havasu Canyon, Arizona. Image credit Fishopotamus cc4.0

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