Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Rattlesnakes?
How Much Do You Know About Rattlesnakes?
By: Heather Cahill
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About This Quiz

You know them by the sounds of their rattles and their toxic venom. While they are often feared, rattlesnakes aren't really as vicious as they may seem. If you think you know what's under the surface of these incredible reptiles, this is the quiz for you!

Do you know how many babies a female rattlesnake can give birth to? Do you know how long a rattlesnake can go without food? What about the ancient civilization that depicted rattlesnakes in their art? Do you know what it is called when a rattlesnake bites, but does not inject venom? These animals are unique and adapt to the world differently than many other species.

Do you know what a rattlesnake cannot control about itself? Can you name the smallest species of rattlesnake? Do you know how many different species of rattlesnakes there are in the world? If those questions were too easy, then do you know what is not an accurate way to tell the age of a rattlesnake?

Rattlesnakes come in all shapes and sizes, but they all have many things in common with each other. If you think you're an expert on the rattlesnake, then what are you waiting for? Venture into the outdoors and bite into this quiz!

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