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Luke Shares the Trails with Snakes
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Rattlesnakes are one of the most well-known types of Sonoran Desert snakes and they're pretty cool--but only if they're in the shade! Snakes are ectotherms, meaning their body temperature is determined by outside conditions. So, when you see a snake sunning itself on a rock or the trail, it's trying to warm up so it can start the day. Check out the video below and learn more about rattlesnakes with Luke and Nicole.
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