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Rattlesnakes | by Dawn Endico
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Rattlesnakes

It seemed like part dance, part wrestling match. I thought they might be courting, but its a combat ritual between two male Northern Pacific Rattlenakes. Watch the video I took of it here at You Tube.

 

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Taken on May 2, 2006