Rattlesnakes Duke It Out on Popular American River Trail

Sacramento Bee reporter captures footage of male rattlers in a tangle on the Lake Clementine Trail.
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Two male rattlesnakes fighting

Different rattlesnakes, same kind of battle.

Ever see two male rattlesnakes wrestling with each other—fangs out—to win the heart of a female? Check out the video (and explanation) of what Sacramento Bee reporter Ryan Sabalow came across on a recent evening hike.