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USGS Ecologist Carlton Rochester Handling a Rattlesnake
USGS Ecologist Carlton Rochester Handling a Rattlesnake
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Title: USGS Ecologist Carlton Rochester Handling a Rattlesnake


A screenshot from the USGS film "Living with Fire".

USGS Western Ecological Research Center ecologist Carlton Rochester handles a rattlesnake in San Diego County, Calif.

Rochester and other USGS ecologists are studying how birds, mammals, amphibians and other wildlife respond to catastrophic wildfires in southern California, and the role of wildfires in southern California's native chaparral ecosystem.

Location: San Diego, CA, USA

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Photographer: Haydon Lane
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Photographer Organization: USGS

Usage: This image is public domain/of free use unless otherwise stated. Please refer to the USGS Copyright section for how to credit the photo.


USGS Southern California Wildfire Risk Scenario Project homepage

Carlton Rochester

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Type: JPEG image - 1.22 MB
Dimensions: 1883 x 1057

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