Are there Rattlesnakes in Maricopa, AZ?
You may be thinking about buying a home in Maricopa, AZ but first want to know if there are rattlesnakes. The answer is YES. It’s the desert southwest, and there are rattlesnakes in the southwest desert. I remember not long ago coming home late at night and seeing one crawling down my street. I couldn’t believe it. That was the only time I have personally seen one in the wild.
Every so often you hear a story of someone seeing a rattlesnake. They hibernate during the colder weather and come out at night when it warms up. When I’ve heard any stories of people finding them in their homes it’s always been in the garage. It’s a pretty rare occurrence to see a rattlesnake though. So don’t worry about it too much.
To be on the safe side I wouldn’t walk around at night, especially through any kind of brush, and make sure the seals on your windows, doors, and garage are snug. The worst thing you can do is catch a rattlesnake by surprise because you may get bit. If you do get bit, get to the hospital immediately.
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