Thursday, this week, a rattlesnake (Massasuga Rattlesnake, likely?) was spotted on Route 66.
“…long blackish covered with big diamonds on it when I tried to get a picture it moved into striking position coiled up and its tail rattled so loud you could hear it from 20 feet away”
More Massasuga Rattlesnake information;
Parks Canada Website
Recovery Strategy for Massasauga in Canada