A Mineral County resident, Tristen Anderson of St. Regis, was out at a public campground in the Paradise, Montana area the other day and came across something that would freak many people out–a huge rattlesnake. This was not just a little dinky thing, either. This rattler had some serious meat on him.
Now, we know it is common to come across all sorts of wildlife while you’re in the mountains of Montana, but this was unexpected being so close to the campground. He did warn the families at the campground about the snake. I hope they zip up thei
Be aware of all wildlife when you’re out in the Montana wilderness–common sense says not to humanize wildlife.
Be rattlesnake aware!