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This is how rattlesnakes rattle.

This is how rattlesnakes rattle.

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kitub100

Damn thanks dude. This is definitely something interesting I learned today!


Feisty_Tension_1558

I always thought there was something in them. mind blown.


kitub100

The sound always make you sorta dance 😂 (ps: sorry for emoji I know reddit hates it but that's really my face rn)


m0bell

Emoji approved. Use them sparingly and in good taste. Good day sir.


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SylvianMorrow

Sounds more like what happens inside a jumping bean rather than a rattlesnake rattle...


penguin_torpedo

Emojis 🤢🤢🤢🤮🤮🤮


asavage1491

Wanna know something else interesting? Some of them are evolving to not have rattles.


sharethebite

My daughter was bitten a few months ago. The snake did not rattle before striking her. It did have a rattle though.


2x4x93

I hope it was a death rattle


2x4x93

And I hope she's okay


sharethebite

She is doing great. I actually created this account to post pictures of it a month or two ago.


sharethebite

I’m not sure what you mean.


2x4x93

I mean the noise it would make right before it died


sharethebite

Can confirm, the snake is dead.


oncore2011

As an Arizona kid I used to play with these all the time. They are fascinating.


So_Much_So

My step daddy is from Louisiana and he forgets how many rattle snake tails he's given us lmao like a cat coming back with a bird for the fifth day in a row


ChocoboRocket

Cats shouldn't be outside, they destroy local wildlife


PerformanceLoud3229

i mean..... yes... but shut up.


Perle1234

It seems to be feral cats that are responsible for most of the predation. I got curious and read the studies that are widely quoted in the media. The numbers for feral cats get quoted a lot in the media. House cats do hunt, but at far lower rates. My cats are indoor/outdoor. They can come and go as they please. They love enjoying the outdoors and I’m not taking that from them. They would be miserable.


ChocoboRocket

>It seems to be feral cats that are responsible for most of the predation. I got curious and read the studies that are widely quoted in the media. The numbers for feral cats get quoted a lot in the media. House cats do hunt, but at far lower rates. My cats are indoor/outdoor. They can come and go as they please. They love enjoying the outdoors and I’m not taking that from them. They would be miserable. Everyone I know with outdoor cats always says this, and then I hear stories about same kitty bringing home another squirrel/bird/bunny, or they get an xray and their stomachache is full of little bones, or there's a mouse graveyard under the deck etc. Not trying to be a dick, and I love pets, but everyone thinks their kitty isn't the problem, which is *exactly* the problem. I replied to a comment about someone saying 'like a cat bringing a bird home 5 days in a row', which is obviously not great for bird populations. It seemed more like an expression than an actual event, but it probably came from experience. Just because you see your cat come and go without a corpse in its mouth doesn't mean you know what they're up to when they do go. Indoor cats are happy, it may be harder on a cat to lose its outdoor freedom, but that doesn't mean it's worth the impact on local ecosystems because Cats are pretty much apex predators and will 100% kill for fun regardless of one's opinion on cats liking the ability to come and go. This is totally a ridiculous comparison, but a compulsive serial killer would probably like to come and go from jail, for pretty much the same reason as a cat.


Perle1234

I didn’t make it up about the studies differentiating between feral and house cats. I know my cats hunt sometimes. It just isn’t nearly as much as feral cats. People still get to choose whether their cats stay indoors all the time or not. Mine are indoor/outdoor.


ChocoboRocket

>I didn’t make it up about the studies differentiating between feral and house cats. I know my cats hunt sometimes. It just isn’t nearly as much as feral cats. People still get to choose whether their cats stay indoors all the time or not. Mine are indoor/outdoor. Where I live cats aren't allowed outside (bylaw), there is a list of reasons from the humane society [here](http://concordanimals.com/Responsible_Cat_Ownership.htm). You can check your bylaws, but just because there is a decision available, doesn't mean both options are equally 'correct' or in some cases even legal. It's dangerous to take one study and assume all the facts are there, or to say because X is worse, that makes Y okay because its less than half as bad as X. I doubt police/bylaw would ever actually enforce this, but hopefully more education on the topic is helpful to you and your kitties!


Perle1234

I live in Wyoming. There are definitely no laws about keeping your cat indoors here lol. Even when I lived in the city, the law was about roaming animals. You can still let your animals outside, they just couldn’t roam.


ChocoboRocket

>I live in Wyoming. There are definitely no laws about keeping your cat indoors here lol. Even when I lived in the city, the law was about roaming animals. You can still let your animals outside, they just couldn’t roam. Yeah, generally the law would only be 'in effect' if the animal was unsupervised (roamimg) around here, but for cats it's pretty much if they are off-leash. It would likely only be enforced if the cat was caught/filmed killing an endangered animal or something, and you don't want to eff with the wildlife enforcement crowd because they do not mess around. All in all, it's probably not a huge deal to let a cat outside provided your not surrounded by endangered species, but it does negatively impact local animal populations


Perle1234

You can get an electric fence and collars for cats, or use netting if they have to stay in your yard. House cats do still hunt, but the numbers attributed to feral cats are often used in the media in stories about why to keep house cats indoors. That is misleading, and causes a lot of hysteria about letting cats outside. I don’t know any other country aside from the US that is so anti outdoor cats. I’m opposed to keeping cats indoors if they want to go outside. I don’t preach at others about it though. Predators gonna predate. Hell, if I’m lucky, I’m detrimental to local wildlife when I go hunting. I don’t think there’s a single person in Wyoming that would call the police if they saw a cat snarfing down a bird or rodent. Wildlife enforcement around here is not interested in someone’s cat catching a snack. You’re way more likely to piss people in Wyoming off by blocking traffic so you can get out of your car to pet a bear or harass bison. These people leave blood smears on the road annoying the locals, and making us late.


LyradROB7

And so does local wildlife


bonnerken

Same, grew up outside of Buckeye and goodyear. I had a collection of rattles, and had rattlesnake for dinner a few times.


mo-nie

This was actually interesting af.


thors_pc_case

My world just got a little bit bigger too (:


Assetsxc

😊


RobinHoodsGatsby

Yo this is badass but is anyone else like mildly freaked out when they rotate it to show the inside or pull it apart?


polarcub2954

Does it grow in layers that like kind of 'fall off' but then don't because of the shape? Brb, going to google. Edit: it happens every time they shed. https://youtu.be/Yf6sNOFt07c?t=118


bbildo

Do they rattle when the snake farts? 🤔


Cartoone9

Probably a little soft rattle


myleftnippleishard

please tell me if snakes have buttholes


bbildo

Yes, they do.


Pretend-Bank4878

If they are soaked in water they come apart easy. If you have several they can be put back together small-large. After they dry they will rattle again.


cryptoaccount100

Damn, that's interesting


WeirdDude_95

But how does it snake ?


CalliCosmos

That’s super interesting, but for some weird reason I’m kind of grossed out? And I’m never grossed out lol


potatochipsnketchu

Neat!


ppppie_

now i’m going to go to the sahara and find a rattlesnake and have a whole conversation explaining how their rattles work


JJFranchise79

Superintendent Chalmers: Did that child just say what's a battle? Principal Skinner: Yes, he said 'What's that rattle', it's about the heating duct. Superintendent Chalmers: Hmm, it sounded like battle.


X-cessive-leader

This blows my mind like the pufferfish depuffering out of water lol


verticalbroom9

Who is this


Straight-Commercial4

No, they have baby's bones Inside just like maracas


lnxslck

all i can think about is that poor snake that lost its rattle 😞


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williegpks

3d print one for research!


GORGOTH_ONE

3D print guys are gonna shit.


Pekuin

I love fascinating videos like this! Does anyone have recommendations to subreddits that are both fascinating and educational by chance? Thanks!


NRGs0urc3

the different segments are made from a material similar to human nails


Extreme_Switch5912

I have like fifty of those lol theirs a bunch of them were my cottage is in Ontario


Jedi_Among_Sith

Hmm. Interesante.


Im-ACE-incarnate

Yesterday. this was literally posted here yesterday


JDougy96

Until you’ve killed one with a stick you don’t know what it means to feel alpha


Mytur_Benesderti

That sound. I'm brainwashed to run for my life.


Perle1234

I know, it skeeves me out. Every time I have heard it, it was because there was an annoyed rattler. One time three of them started rattling, one after the other. I couldn’t see any of them, and I legit gave myself heat exhaustion bailing down a creek embankment and getting the duck out of the woods lol.


letskeepitmovin

I'm glad the duck was safe


Perle1234

Saved it from certain death for sure. Poor duck. It wasn’t their time yet.


Pinche_Pocho

🌈The more you know 🌈


rabid_goosie

I do it like this *shakes butt ferociously*


jimbobx7

Wonder if the snake is still alive…


Perle1234

Probably not. You can find rattles in areas where there’s a lot of rattlers though.


Mit_Raptor

I thought dogs laid eggs. And I learned something today.


FrostyMo91

Say rattle one more time


munchkinham

Yes, very nice. Now give it back.


blaizeandbrew14

I hate when they explain things as if I’m stupid.


Tzozfg

Damn that's interesting


HunterTheDog

That’s fascinating. It must grow as they shed their skin.


asavage1491

Sorry to hear that hope shes ok


Moose_country_plants

Damn that IS interesting. How does it grow and develop like that. Like ima assuming they all have to be connected somehow. And with blood flow right?


penguin_torpedo

This is how a rattlesnake's rattle rattles


Zealousideal-Dog3449

Isn’t there usually a snake attacked to the rattle?