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READ A RATTLESNAKE’S BODY LANGUAGE
- Coiled, with tail parallel to ground: All clear–it’s just hanging out
- Coiled, with tail in the air: On the prowl, looking for mice
- Rattle up, head and upper body raised off the ground: Ready to strike. Slowly back away!