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Neurotoxic Timber Rattlers

I have heard but not seen any research that the wildlife research station at the Savannah River atomic facility in Barnwell South Carolina has discovered that timber rattlesnakes from e/central Georgia and w/central South Carolina have a very strong neurotoxic venom constituient almost identical to the A population of the Mojave rattlesnake in the Arizona, s/California area. Do you have any official confirmation of that?

Wildlife Expert - David Herlocker

There is a lively debate within the herpetological community as to the discovery of neurotoxins in species that were thought to only have hemotoxic venoms. There is a great article (below) which discusses this issue.

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