We got a chance to visit some old friends recently and made some new ones.

Gorgeous female Arizona black rattlesnake basking
Just a gorgeous female Arizona black rattlesnake enjoying a warm spring day.

 

Adult Arizona black rattlesnakes chilling near their den. How many do you see?Adult Arizona black rattlesnakes chilling near their den. How many do you see? (find the answer key at the bottom of this page)

 

Curious striped whipsnake
Whipsnakes may have the cutest snake faces. This is a juvenile striped whipsnake.

 

We noted the landscape looked thirsty, so thought maybe the snakes were too. They were pretty excited about water:

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Yep, we got some video too:

 

So how many Arizona black rattlesnakes were pictured in the photo above?
There are seven adult Arizona black rattlesnakes pictured hereThere are seven adult Arizona black rattlesnakes pictured here (easier to see in person than in the photo).