gopher snake http://knau.org en Earth Notes: Rattled on the Trail http://knau.org/post/earth-notes-rattled-trail <p>Few sounds in nature are as instantly recognizable and terrifying as the sudden rattle of a pit viper. No matter how often you&rsquo;ve heard it, it&rsquo;s a sound that sends a jolt of adrenaline and raises the hair on the back of the neck.</p><p>But look closely, because maybe what you&rsquo;re hearing isn&rsquo;t a rattlesnake at all.</p> Wed, 25 Apr 2012 15:46:57 +0000 David Lukas 12885 at http://knau.org Earth Notes: Rattled on the Trail