Today’s feature is a series of pictures that show how rattlesnakes court. They intertwine, twist, writhe, raise up and then fall to earth in a effort to exhaust the opposite sex. If the male outlasts the female then they copulate.

Baby rattlesnakes are born with the ability to inject venom. Rattlesnakes are commonly called poisonous when they should be more accurately described as venomous.

What do you do in Texas when you see such a spectacular sight? Well, first you shoot the rascals…

Mating Rattlesnakes

Mating Rattlesnakes

Mating Rattlesnakes

Mating Rattlesnakes

Mating Rattlesnakes

Mating Rattlesnakes

Mating Rattlesnakes

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