‘This House Is on Top of a Rattlesnake Den’

West Texas property owners live with nature, even the venomous kind

Bobby Stevens, President of Reptile Rescue & Relocation in Ranger, Texas, extracts a western diamondback rattlesnake from a crawlspace near Breckenridge. (photo by Aaron Hedge)
Joseph Wheat, Reptile Rescue & Relocation’s training officer, prepares to slither into a crawlspace full of rattlesnakes. (photo by Aaron Hedge)
Bobby rearranges the rubble below the porch, locating snake holes. (photo by Aaron Hedge)
Brian Perry, Vice President of Reptile Rescue & Relocation, investigates a snake hole under the porch. (photo by Aaron Hedge)



I like to write about human-wildlife relationships, mostly.

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