Images of Nature

Black-tailed Rattlesnake Crotalus molossus feeding on a White-throated Woodrat Neotoma albigula.

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Hawks killing quail is a common event in our backyard. We often find the remains (feathers) of a dove or quail, indicating that our yard is a frequent killing ground. This time, however, a rattlesnake got lucky and happened to be in the right place at the right time, taking advantage of a fortuitous situation.

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