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Adam Polio, the central character in J. M. G. Le Clézio’s early novel, The Interrogation, offers the following sure-fire method of subduing and destroying a deadly rattlesnake.

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On the beauty of rattlesnakes

This is the year of the timber rattlesnake on the Southern Cumberland Plateau. I’ve seen and heard of more in the last five months than I have in the last twenty years combined. 351 more words


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Rattlesnakes are beautiful. It's not just me who thinks that, thankfully.

Public Service Announcement - Do Not Take Selfies with Rattlesnakes

Apparently, stupid selfies are not restricted to Russia. Yes, that is right. The United States needs its own public service campaign. In case you missed the story,  58 more words

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Not Like Us At All

Bears have bikes but rarely ride them.
Geese freeze bumblebees inside them.
Rattlesnakes can type, but won’t.
Do you get animals? I don’t.


Snakes on the Trail

As far as I know, all of the trailhead signs in the Bay Area mention rattlesnakes.  Despite that, I never think about them.  In the back of my mind I’m always thinking about the possibility of spotting a mountain lion.  373 more words


'Nother rattlesnake !

One of my volunteer projects is to eradicate — well, try to eradicate — yellow star thistle (YST) at Windy Hill open space preserve. I went to the Anniversary trail section this morning to sweep for YST. 190 more words