Rattlesnakes!

 

Homestead Snake-2

Homestead Snake-1

Mandy and I encountered our first rattlesnake of the season on the Homestead Trail today. I was concerned that the popularity of this Trail might lead to an unfortunate human/dog/snake interaction. I called a Ranger and he walked me through a way to coax the critter off the trail by tapping my walking pole in front of his head. He was watching me during this process but I since was over twice his length away from me I felt relatively safe. Fortunately snakes don’t fly and this one took off after a couple of minutes of tapping.

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3 Responses to “Rattlesnakes!”

  1. Susan Says:

    Fabulous photos-your descriptions are also wonderful-great job!!

  2. Robbyn Gulbrandson Says:

    it was a pleasure coming cross your site.enjoyed it!

  3. richwolf Says:

    thx Robbyn!

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