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Are baby rattlesnakes really more dangerous than adults?

Are baby rattlesnakes really more dangerous than adults?

Contrary to popular belief, the bite of a baby rattlesnake is almost always far less serious than the bite of an adult rattlesnake. The notion that baby rattlesnakes cannot control the quantity of venom injected is one of those myths that is so often repeated as fact, yet it been disproven multiple times through well-designed studies. Read on to learn the truth about how dangerous baby rattlesnakes really are!