Snake season right on track

 FRIENDLY REMINDER—Hiker Karen Loesing of Agoura Hills trekked with a group into Paradise Falls at Wildwood Park on March 26 and saw this large rattlesnake crossing the trail. The Southern Pacific and Western diamondback rattlers, and the occasionally seen and highly venomous Mojave rattlesnake, hibernate through the winter and come out in the spring to eat and to mate. The rattlesnake is typically not aggressive or vicious, and rarely strikes without provocation. Still, caution while hikin...

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