to be wary of when hiking
Rattle Snakes (western diamond back) Most active in midday when its warm. Rattle Snakes inhabit most of Monterey Counties wild lands. They have a large triangular head and most always feature a rattle at the end of its tail. Be especially wary in rocky areas because of the likelihood of rattle snake dens, or basking snakes. When hiking always carry a "snake bite kit."
Mountain Lion, Cougar (felis concolor) Elusive and rarely seen. Mountain lions feed primarily on small mammals and deer. Mountain lions weight from 80-200 lbs, with tawny coloration. There are rarely any attacks on humans. Keep small children and small pets close to you when in the woods. When hiking be careful when bending down as this posture mimic's the lions prey animals, do not run in the presence of a mountain lion this will only trigger its instincts to attack. Instead when confronted by a mountain lion stand as tall as possible, waving your arms and yelling. Always try to hike with a friend.
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