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Silent baby rattlers pose risks for the unsuspecting

'You get them in places you wouldn’t expect ... You don’t hear them.'

Not only are baby rattlesnakes silent, they can be more likely than adults to bite — and because their bites may not cause swelling, some victims are unaware they've been bitten until they suffer severe bleeding problems. "Last Saturday in the Tucson area alone, we had eight bites in 36 hours. That’s a lot of bites."
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