Delve into the world of rattlesnakes
Free screenings of the wildlife documentary “RATTLED: Conserving Rattlesnakes in Appalachia” will be offered at 2 and 3:30 p.m. Sunday, July 16, at the Highlands Nature Center in Highlands.
Produced by the Orianne Society, the film offers breathtaking footage and exploration of critical conservation efforts surrounding timber rattlesnakes, shedding light on their natural history, ecology and vital role in the delicate Appalachian ecosystem. The film unravels the species’ secrets, debunks common myths and reveals the biggest threats to rattlesnakes and the landscape they depend on.
After each 25-minute show, attendees will have a chance to meet The Orianne Society’s educational animals, learn valuable tips on staying safe in snake country, and have snake-related questions answered by venomous snake expert and CEO of The Orianne Society Chris Jenkins.