What? A 15,000-pound Western Diamondback rattlesnake at McDowell Mountain Regional Park in Fountain Hills, Arizona? Yep, you heard right! There's a newly birthed, seven-and-a-half-ton rattlesnake—slide, that is—complete with a rattle tail spinner, in the park's brand new playground. But that's not all—there's also a cactus climber, climbing boulders connected by a spider web, a cactus balance beam, and a stepping stone adorned with a rattlesnake, flowers, and a tarantula.
Team Gritty was at McDowell Park when the playground construction came to life—literally, we were camped just across from it—and of course, we had to find out what all the commotion was about….
For the lowdown, visit: grittypress.com/trail-dust-blog/2014/01/15000-pounds-of-rattlesnake/