Watch Your Step, More Rattlesnakes Are Emerging From Their Dens Around Georgia

Now is the time when temperatures begin to climb that rattlesnakes start emerging from their dens out of hibernation. Georgia has over 40 different native snake species, with six of those species being venomous. In fact, there are three different types of a rattlesnake to be aware of in Georgia—the Diamondback, Timber, and Pigmy. Here is everything you need to know about the rattlesnake season in Georgia and how to stay safe each season.

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Do you have your own tips and tricks to stay safe during rattlesnake season in Georgia? Share with us your knowledge in the comments section! Also, if you’re looking for more information about how to stay safe, check out this Georgia Wildlife guide to snakes.

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