A venomous Eastern diamondback rattlesnake (Crotalus adamanteus) slithering across the sand flicks out its tongue and begins to coil as it shakes the rattles at the end of its tail to warn away an approaching human in Florida, USA.

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A venomous Eastern diamondback rattlesnake (Crotalus adamanteus) slithering across the sand flicks out its tongue and begins to coil as it shakes the rattles at the end of its tail to warn away an approaching human in Florida, USA.

Michele and Tom Grimm / Alamy Stock Photo

Image ID: GJD09P

Location: Florida, USA