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Western Pygmy Rattlesnake

Sistrurus miliarius streckeri

Habitat:

My yard, next to my garden!

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10 Comments

KarenL
KarenL 9 years ago

Adam, one of our aims at Project Noah is Education, & that includes dispelling the myths a lot of people believe about creatures such as snakes. It saddens me when I hear people say "there's no good snake except a dead snake!" which unfortunately I hear a lot here in Tennessee. The majority of snakes in the US at least are non venomous, & the few venomous species are rarely aggressive towards people unless they feel threatened, & even then will often give a dry bite. Snakes carry out an important function of keeping down rodents & many snakes are actually protected by state law!
Hopefully as you see & learn more about these amazing creatures you may even start to appreciate them! :)

LyndseyD
LyndseyD 9 years ago

HAHAHAHA!!! That's hilarious :D

AdamBrown
AdamBrown 9 years ago

Wow...never heard of these! cool snake, although i feel snakes must perish in most cases:/....i probably shouldn't mention that here;)

LyndseyD
LyndseyD 9 years ago

Just click on my username or picture and it will take you to my profile and from there you can view all my spottings, favorites, etc.

rdbutler
rdbutler 9 years ago

I can't figure out how to search a particular person or snake!

LyndseyD
LyndseyD 9 years ago

Nice! I love the scale pattern on him! My first spotting when I started project Noah was a big old bull snake. Check it out!

ForestDragon
ForestDragon 9 years ago

What a pretty little snake!

KarenL
KarenL 9 years ago

Lovely spot!

rdbutler
rdbutler 9 years ago

Thanks! I've been on Project Noah for a couple of months, I just haven't added anything yet! I figured it was time to start! :)

Maria dB
Maria dB 9 years ago

nice spotting - welcome to Project Noah!

rdbutler
Spotted by
rdbutler

Oklahoma, USA

Spotted on May 6, 2012
Submitted on Jun 1, 2012

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