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JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK, CA - MAY 15: A red diamondback rattlesnake lies coiled among the rocks in the hour before a totally eclipsed moon rises over the desert on May 15, 2003 in Joshua Tree National Park, California. It has been three years since North Americans last witnessed the moon completely darkened by the earth's shadow. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Remember to keep an eye on the surroundings when you’re out and about. Nature has a way of providing these surprises.

This rattlesnake was seen swimming out of the water onto the beach.

RATTLESNAKE ON CALADESI! Boaters and swimmers spending their Sunday on Caladesi Island were on high alert after this rattlesnake was seen swimming out of the water and onto the beach. Thanks to Kerri Cutting for sharing with FOX 13's Paul Dellegatto!STORY: http://www.fox13news.com/news/local-news/272490606-story

Posted by FOX 13 News - Tampa Bay on Monday, August 7, 2017