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Video Closeup of 36 Inch Diamondback Rattlesnake.
The Diamondback can reach lengths of about 72" and account for
about 80% of all rattlesnake bites in Arizona.
Video of Actual Rattlesnake Bite: Tucson, Arizona
Rattlesnakes do not always give the distinctive "rattle warning" before
striking. Always be aware of your surroundings. This is why you need
to seek emergency medical care quickly if bitten by any venomous
snake whether a rattlesnake variety or other type of venomous snake.