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Gila monster rescued by park rangers at Valley of Fire

Posted at 10:22 PM, Oct 13, 2020

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — The Valley of Fire State Park posted on its social media that a Gila monster was rescued from inside Mouse's Tank.

Mouse’s Tank is a natural basin in the rock where water collects after each rainfall.

The basin is 15 feet deep and normally full of water.

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However, with no rain for almost 6 months, it has dried up.

Visitors to the park notified park rangers about the trapped creature and they were able to use a ladder to rescue it.

Just a reminder don't pick up a Gila monster, if you see one, because they are venomous.