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Rattlesnakes   There are few words that strike more fear in humans than the word ‘SNAKE!’, but ‘RATTLESNAKE!’ may be one of them.  In Florida we have three species of rattlesnakes but when people talk of them they are generally speaking of the Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake (Crotalus adamanteus).  The legends and stories of this animal …

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