31 Jul '11, 4pm

Rattlesnakes and Solar Panels - As the weather heats up here in the desert, we are all reminded of our native deser...

Rattlesnakes and Solar Panels - As the weather heats up here in the desert, we are all reminded of our native deser...

As the weather heats up here in the desert, we are all reminded of our native desert friends that have been around here long before we ever came and will, no doubt, be here long after we are gone. To this, we refer to rattlesnakes and other desert creatures. As you remember from your school days, snakes and lizards are cold blooded, which means that they need a little help from the warm sun to get their body temps up to a place where moving around is easier. That’s why you’ll see them all sitting on rocks in the morning or late afternoon just catching a few rays. It’s just what they do before they go out to find something small and fuzzy for dinner. In the spring, things around here are delightful for humans and creatures. The temps are perfect for 23¾ hours a day. This time of the year is a bit too hot in the Sun. Of course that will change soon enough, but in the meantim...

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