News of the Weird: Beauty pageant puts skill with rattlers to the test

  • by: CHUCK SHEPHERD
  • Updated: May 24, 2013 - 12:52 PM

The beauty pageant each April at the Rattlesnake Roundup in Sweetwater, Texas, requires traditional skills like interview poise, evening-gown fashion and talent, but also some ability and inclination to milk and skin rattlers.

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