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Township of Winslow
Wednesday August 7th, 2019 :: 12:44 p.m. EDT

Advisory

Timber Rattlesnake - Confirmed in Winslow Township, NJ

Winslow Township has received a confirmed report of a timber rattlesnake in the area of Bittlewood Avenue in the Albion section of Winslow Township. Timber rattlesnakes have a natural habitat in the area, however it is important to remember to take safety precautions.

The timber rattlesnake is basically a passive animal, but can become defensive when threatened. As endangered animals in the State of New Jersey, it’s important that residents do not approach rattlesnakes. Additionally, they could potentially deliver a venomous strike.

If you spot a snake that you believe is a timber rattlesnake, please call the NJDEP Snake Response Team at  1 (877) 927-6337 or call 911 in case of an emergency.

To learn more about timber rattlesnakes and the NJDEP snake response team visit

https://www.state.nj.us/dep/daw/snakes/

Address/Location
Township of Winslow
125 South Route 73
Hammonton, NJ 08037

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 609-567-0700

ANIMAL CONTROL
ANIMAL CONTROL
animalcontrol@winslowtownship.com
609-567-0700

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