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Social Lives of Rattlesnakes
July 27 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pmFREE
July 27th from 7pm-8:30 pm
Free on Zoom
Although generally thought of as solitary, cold-blooded killers, snakes exhibit a variety of behaviors that we typically associate with animals such as birds and primates. Courtship, combat, and hanging out with friends are just a few behaviors captured by our remote, time-lapse cameras that you will get to see during this presentation by Melissa Amarello. Melissa’s lifelong fascination with snakes led her to work on a variety of projects on the natural history and conservation of reptiles in Arizona, California, and Mexico. After witnessing how negative attitudes can stifle conservation efforts, she incorporated education and outreach into her research to foster an appreciation for snakes by sharing stories and videos of their behavior in the field