Rattlesnakes are some of the most common venomous snakes in North America. They live all over the country and can be found in many different habitats, but they’re especially prevalent in areas with dry, rocky terrain. When people come across them, they often don’t know what to do. Here’s how to get rid of a rattlesnake once you find it!

Since you read this post, I’m sure you’re wondering what to do if you ever encounter one of these creatures on your own?

-Don’t panic: stay calm and keep your distance from the snake so that you won’t accidentally provoke it into striking at you or running away too quickly for you to catch up with it. Rattlesnakes will usually only attack if provoked or threatened (e.g., by someone stepping on them).

Check out the following infographic for more tips.



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