They also advised that the most crucial thing to do when dealing with a snake is to calmly give it as much space as possible. Walk away without startling the reptile and just focus on keeping your distance.
If the first indication of a rattlesnake’s presence is the sound of its rattle, you’ve already startled it. Instead of running, stay still. Chances are, the snake will stop rattling and slither off after it has calmed down. Humans are much bigger than snakes, so they don’t see any benefit in biting if it doesn’t need to protect itself. They’ll more than likely slither away to safety on their own.
If you have any questions relating to snakes and their behaviors, please contact Rattlesnake Solutions at 480-237-9975. They have some great tips and advice.
Hopefully, more families with pool noodles will understand the danger. Not only should they find a better spot to store their toys, they should also confirm that it is clear of any dangers before playing with them.
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