- Rattlesnakes are venomous snakes.
- It has a segmented rattle at the tip of the tail that
produces a rattling sound when vibrated.
- This serpent can live 10 to 25 years in the wild.
- The largest rattlesnake species is the eastern diamondback (Crotalus adamanteus), reaching up to 2.4 meters or 8 feet in length and weight 1.8 to 4.5 kilograms.
- The smallest rattlesnake species is the ridge-nosed rattlesnake (Crotalus willardi) measuring from 30 to 60 centimeters (1 to 2 feet) in length.
- Known for their relatively heavy bodies and diamond-shaped heads.
- The skin of this snake has a set of overlapping scales which cover the entire body.
- Young rattlesnake venom is more toxic than the adults.
Watch Cody Coots, a snake-handling pastor. This video will show how the pastor preach while holding and sometime swinging and handing over the snake to his followers. Pastor Coots sadly got bitten by a deadly rattlesnake during worship and it was documented.
This is a two part video by Barcroft TV