Having just added a post about the scarcity of rattlesnakes and encounters with them, I find I must amend that post. Yesterday, on a trek up the side of a hill I’ve been up hundreds of times, I happened upon two Prairie Rattlesnakes within 40 feet of one another. This particular hillside and I have […]
Caution! These things can hurt you.
That’s a rattlesnake. In the title phrase the operative word is “can”, meaning, they are able. In other words if they are provoked, cornered, threatened, or attacked they believe in reciprocity and they’re equipped to back it up. But, THEY WOULD RATHER NOT. Given a chance, they will avoid encounters with humans. Dealing with rattlesnakes […]