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WILD WEDNESDAY: The truth about B.C.'s rattlesnakes

A rattlesnake is pictured in this screengrab captured from a WildSafeBC trail video.
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September 11, 2019 - 3:00 PM

Rattlesnakes are often misunderstood by the general public and in this week's episode of Wild Wednesday, WildSafeBC reminds us that rattlesnakes are not aggressive by nature. 

Their rattles are used to warn people and other animals when they get too close, WildSafeBC says. 

They are also an important part of the grasslands ecosystems and are protected both federally and provincially.

Watch the video below for some interesting facts and safety tips on rattlesnakes. 

For more information on rattlesnakes go here.

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