timber rattlesnakes

Wildlife
12:47 pm
Mon June 10, 2013

Snake Fungus Found in Tennessee

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Wildlife biologists say a fungal disease that affects snakes has spread to Tennessee. The affliction can interfere with a snake's vision and, in some cases, deform a snake's head, making it difficult for it to feed.

WPLN radio reported the fungus has been found in Tennessee only on timber rattlesnakes.

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