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Video: Lowly Serpent

Rattlesnakes always seem angry when disturbed. Whether they're unfriendly by nature or easily frightened is hard to say. In any case they typically assume a defensive posture until a threat has passed by and then they quickly slither off to the cover of a nearby bush. Most often before coiling up they are stretched out in the sun soaking in the warmth, which may explain why they usually seem not too happy when thus disturbed. After all...
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Songs and videos created by blackturtle.us, featuring desert and mountain scenery, donkeys, tarantulas, lizards, and more! Lots of videos shot in the Panamint Valley, Death Valley, Mojave Desert, and Sierra Nevadas!

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Plants that grow in the Death Valley area and the Northern Mojave Desert with special attention placed on those areas in the vicinity of Trona, California! Lots of wildflowers, cactus, and other desert plants!

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Video: Chukar Partridge

The three most well known invasive species in the northern Mojave desert are the donkey, the tumbleweed, and the chukar. However, by no means are these the only invasive species found in the region. A short list includes salt cedar or tamarisk trees, giant reed, puncture vine, Russian knapweed, sweet alyssum, and common mullein. At any rate...
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