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WSIU InFocus: Dr. Mike Baltz Meets A Timber Rattlesnake.

Timber Rattlesnake At Oakwood Bottoms. Photograph taken by Mike Baltz, June 2019.

Ornithologist Dr. Mike Baltz gives us a riveting story about a unique encounter that he had in a southern Illinois swamp, with a Timber Rattlesnake.

Dr.  Baltz's meeting with this snake happened in Oakwood Bottoms, in Jackson County.

To learn more about Timber Rattlesnake, view:  https://www.dnr.illinois.gov/education/CDIndex/TimberRattlesnake.pdf

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