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Anyway, the rattlesnakes are nicer than some of the people in New York media.
For example, biologists are discovering that females of many types of rattlesnakes show maternal care of babies.
Experienced dog handlers work one-on-one with each dog owner and their dog to trian the dog to avoid the sight, smell and sound of rattlesnakes, skunks and porcupines.
Migrants have also found ways that don’t involve dodging rattlesnakes.
So Durrant and Zacariotti got to work gathering roadside rattlesnakes.
Devotees attending had them wound around their necks and waists, and had the appearance of our rattlesnake.
Tark could charm a rattlesnake, and Gruden has a gift for connecting with media and fans.
Doctors gave a 5-year-old Texas girl more than 40 doses of anti-venom after she was bitten by a rattlesnake during a family hiking trip on Saturday.
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RATTLESNAKE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of rattlesnake for English Language Learners
: a poisonous American snake with a group of hard, loose pieces (called scales) at the end of its tail that it shakes to make a noise
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