Rattlesnakes are also said to even shake their tails over 50 times every second! However, have you ever wondered what a rattlesnake rattle looks like in slow motion? Watch this video and you will be amazed!
A rattlesnake is truly an amazing creature! Most people, however, prefer to watch them on television or in a zoo.
If you’re ever in the wild and you come across a rattlesnake, certain signs may let you know it is about to strike, besides the rattling tail. The rattlesnake displays a defensive behavior that most people will recognize when it feels threatens.
“They may also coil their bodies and raise their heads high off the ground in a defensive posture,” said Viernum. “This coiled position serves as a way to anchor the body if they body if they feel the need to strike with their raised head.
Most of the time, rattlesnakes can be found in the southwestern part of America or the desert. They do spend some of their times in a den, however, they also are known for being spotted on trails or in between rocks.
One man even found a den of rattlesnakes that is possibly the most frightening sight in the world! Watch this video below if you feel brave enough.
If you do happen to get bitten by a rattlesnake, you should try and get to the hospital as quickly as possible. There are also certain symptoms you can expect after a bite.
“Symptoms include temporary and/or permanent tissue and muscle damage, loss of an extremity depending on the location of the bite, internal bleeding, and extreme pain around the injection area,” said Vietnam.
So, did you know all of this crazy information about these popular snakes? Were you as amazed at what was inside their tail as we were?
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