Rattlesnakes may be poisonous, but they don't want to bite anything bigger than they can swallow.
This year, higher number of rattlesnakes means higher chance of finding one on your property. Leaping Lizard Rescue is a non profit organization that rescues animals using humane tactics. Hear Barbie Hoffman describe her approach below:
Listen below to hear Barbie Hoffman describe the largest rattlesnake she's had to deal with.
To visit the Leaping Lizard Rescue website, and see a list of Do's and Don'ts on handling Rattlesnakes, click here.
The California Department of Fish and Game also has some advice pertaining to rattlesnakes here .Leaping Lizard Rescue Center will also be part of the Tolay Fall Festival at the new county park above Lakeville Highway, where they will host the Creepy Crawly Critter Room. Find event details here .