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When Rattlesnakes Pay Your Home a Visit

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Do you live abut a wildland area? Then maybe you notice a trend, according to the San Bernardino Sun. A scientist in San Bernardino County, who has been tracking red diamond rattlesnakes in the Loma Linda Hills, has found a pattern: snakes are drawn to homes in the summer and away during the winter. "It might be for the water or because small mammals go there to get water, or both," said Aaron Corbit, who also theorized it could be about seeking a cooler location. If it's about chasing small critters, we'd ponder if the same would be true about coyotes.