Action Alert: Outlaw Rattlesnake Roundups in Georgia

Eastern diamondback rattlesnakes, gopher tortoises, and more than 350 other wildlife species in Georgia are threatened by the gassing of gopher tortoise burrows to catch snakes for “rattlesnake roundups.”

Roundups are senseless killing contests that need to be outlawed, but current Georgia state law specifically exempts venomous snakes from any legal protection. Please contact Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue and your state senator and representative and ask them to amend state law and make rattlesnake roundups illegal.

Read full story HERE.


About Candace M Hansen

Wildlife advocate, conservationist and environmentalist.
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