Rare, almost-white rattlesnake on display at Natural Science Museum

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rssfeeds.hattiesburgamerican.com – Mississippi – 2022-10-11 08:33:52

It’s likely one of the rarest rattlesnakes most people will ever see. With a genetic condition that left the timber rattlesnake with a creamy blond appearance, it stands out in the wild and statistically speaking, should not have survived.

However, this one survived to adulthood and was captured and relocated to the Mississippi of Natural Science where it is now on display.

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“There are people coming in to specifically see the snake,” said Jamie Merrill, conservation associate biologist with the…

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