Arizona, USA: Rattlesnake Season in Arizona: Five Ways to Avoid Grim Death

It’s that special time of year in Arizona — flowers blossoming, the sun’s warming up, and as a result, rattlesnakes throughout the state are waking up from their winter naps

That is, the vicious monsters are ready to bite the shit out of anyone they see.

All right, rattlesnakes probably aren’t on a mission to bite humans, but to an ophidiophobe, it certainly seems that way.

Last year, there were more than 200 poisonous snake bites reported in Arizona, and the College of Pharmacy at the University of Arizona has some tips to keep the fangs of a poisonous snake from entering your body.

Check out UACP’s advice after the jump.

Read full story HERE.


About Candace M Hansen

Wildlife advocate, conservationist and environmentalist.
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