There are four species of snakes that overlap in range and can be confused with rattlesnakes. Often people (even professional biologists) have difficulty telling these species apart. Think you can do it? Take this quiz to find out.
First, visit the Snake Species Accounts and the More on Rattlers page to learn about the snakes of B.C. Then test your knowledge, and see if you can identify correctly the rattlesnake in each of the groups of snakes below.
Write down your answers as you go. When you're finished, check your answers at the link provided. We'll give you more tips on identifying snakes with the answer key.
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