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Timber Rattler
Timber Rattler in southern Indiana, © Mike Hoyt, spring 2002.


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AlpinistAwesome shot!


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How close were you to it?
Posted Nov 11, 2006 10:22 pm

Michael HoytRe: Awesome shot!

Michael Hoyt

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Very - about 3 feet.

It was a cloudy cool day when I spied the snake during a hike at Yellowwood State Park in southern Indiana (just west of Bloomington).

I wanted to pick it up, but Linda (my wife) had a fit. The snake was so cold, it didn't move while I set up my tripod and took several pictures.
Posted Nov 11, 2006 10:47 pm

Bob SihlerRe: Awesome shot!

Bob Sihler

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Probably a good call, Mike. If it had bitten you, you almost certainly would have made it to a hospital in time and been just fine, but you'd never hear the end of it!
Posted Jun 6, 2009 9:59 pm



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Incredible shot!
Posted Jan 30, 2007 11:09 pm

Mark StraubAmazing!

Mark Straub

Voted 10/10

Excellent capture. Such a beautiful and colorful snake! Great spiral composition!
Posted Jan 4, 2008 8:06 pm



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I really love this pic
Posted Mar 10, 2009 12:00 pm

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Michael HoytSubmitted by Michael Hoyt
on Nov 11, 2006 12:47 am

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Object Title: Timber Rattler

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