Rattlesnakes infest Texas Family’s home

A family in Abilene, Texas had an unusual visitor in their toilet, a Western diamondback rattlesnake.

Rattlesnakes underneath the house
Image Courtesy: Facebook/Big Country Snake Removal

The residents found the snake slithering around inside the toilet bowl and wasted no time to seek assistance from Big Country Snake Removal.

Soon after their arrival, the team found out a few problematic areas where they discovered 23 more rattlesnakes. They captured 13 from the cellar and five adults and five babies from underneath the house.

Nathan Hawkins, the owner of Big Country Snake Removal explained the operation with images on Facebook.

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According to him, the cryptic nature of the rattlesnakes kept them unnoticed for so long.

“They rely heavily on their camouflage. This is simply how they survive. Just because you don’t see them doesn’t mean they aren’t there,” he said.

Hawkins also recommends people to call an expert under these circumstances and urges to check houses and premises regularly for snake infestations.

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