YouTube - Here is a compilation of a number of Eastern diamondback rattlesnakes that Wakefield Wildlife has found while herping in Florida. This is definitely one of the most exciting...
Lawsuit Launched for Federal Protection of Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnakes
The Reptile Report - TALLAHASSEE, Fla.— The Center for Biological Diversity filed a formal notice of intent to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today for the agency’s failure to protect the eastern diamondback rattlesnake under the Endangered Species Act. Eastern diamondbacks are in steep decline because of habitat destruction and human persecution.
“Eastern diamondbacks are rapidly disappearing all across the southeastern United States, and in some states they’ve more or less vanished. At this point, the only thing that’s going to save them is Endangered Species Act protection,” said the Center’s reptile-and-amphibian specialist, Collette Adkins Giese.
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