Conservationists in Massachusetts plan to establish a population of native venomous timber rattlesnakes on an uninhabited island, according to the state’s Division of Fisheries and Wildlife (MassWildlife).

Locals are so alarmed by the idea that officials are holding a public meeting on Tuesday to present their case and address concerns.

First Snake Crawled on Four Feet: Photos
Feature image via JULIUS T. CSTONYI
Source: Rattlesnake Colony Planned for Uninhabited Island

 

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