After hibernating for a long time, the rattlesnake is ready to strike again! Watch how its highly toxic venom acts on its victim so quickly.
This is the story of a brief and deadly moment in nature. The rattle snake’s strike has taken millions of years to perfect. But lives can be saved if we can understand the science behind the strike. This seemingly simple attack is a world of complex variables. The rattlesnake’s hunting strategy is stealth, patience and surprise. It detects the warmth of its victim…and hits with an ultra-high speed strike. We will reveal, in ultimate depth, how one of our most feared natural enemies does its worst as we trace the anatomy of the strike.