Rattlesnake slithers on to boat, scaring friends

He seemed keen to join in the fun

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A group of friends met an unfriendly creature on the sea as a rattlesnake tried to jump into their boat.

Anthony Baciocco, 19, was out on the water of Folsom Lake in California with some friends when they noticed a rattlesnake swimming in the water.

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In a horrifying turn of events, the serpent then came on board, causing the group to scream in horror.

They pushed the throttle to make their getaway but the serpent was not easily deterred.

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