Image Gallery: The Social Lives of Rattlesnakes

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Basking in the Sun

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Timber rattlesnakes (Crotalus horridus) living in the northeastern United States dwell in communal dens in the winter, before emerging in the spring to…Read More »

bask in the sun for several days at rock outcrops. They then migrate to surrounding areas to forage and mate. [Read full story]   Less «
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