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Rattlesnakes are really harmful, because sometimes snake bites can kill people. Actually, the most dangerous snake is called the Western Daimondback rattler.
They can be deadly. If you are bitten by one you should seek medical attention immediately. You should not panic. When you panic, your heart rate speeds up which makes your blood flow speed up and brings the poison to your heart much quicker.

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โˆ™ 2016-02-14 19:15:40

If left alone, rattlesnakes are very peaceful and beneficial to the environment. It is when man puts himself in danger by not using common sense and molests or tries to capture or kill these snakes that things can go drastically bad in a short time. Rattlesnakes help control populations of rodents that carry diseases and compete with man for food. They need to be respected and allowed their place in the environment.

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How can rattlesnakes be helpful and harmful?

Rattlesnakes are entirely beneficial as long as they are left alone. They consume large numbers of rodents which can carry diseases harmful to humans and they damage or destroy human food and crops. If you mess with rattlesnakes, however, you could end up in the hospital for several days being treated for a venomous snakebite.

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Who are not enemies of rattlesnakes?

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Do diamondback rattlesnakes migrate?

No, rattlesnakes do not migrate.

Are rattlesnakes reptile?

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What kind of animal are rattlesnakes?

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Do rattlesnakes play with other rattlesnakes?

no if they came in the same cage they would fight

What are male rattlesnakes called?

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Do rattlesnakes eat kingsnakes?

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Are rattlesnakes predators?

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Do rattlesnakes eat owls?

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Are there rattlesnakes in Afghanistan?

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Do rattlesnakes have scales?

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What rattlesnake lives in a damp habitat?

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Are there rattlesnakes in China?

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Do rattlesnakes live in africa?

No. Rattlesnakes are snakes of the Americas only.

Do rattlesnakes like to play with anything?

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Why don't rattlesnakes have back bones?

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