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Henry and Four (adult male western diamond-backed rattlesnakes) battle it out for a nearby female. This is the behavior often called the "mating dance," but it is only performed by males competing for a female. Check out this blog post for more information on combat and courtship in rattlesnakes.
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Author
Melissa Amarello
Created on
Saturday 28 July 2012
Posted on
Tuesday 30 July 2013
Tags
four , henry , rattlesnake , western diamondback rattlesnake
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Places/Muleshoe , Animals/Snakes , Animals/Snakes/Social Snakes
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