Snake fight: Hiker records 2 rattlesnakes locked in intense fight at Pismo Preserve

PISMO BEACH, Calif. (KABC) -- A woman out for a stroll at the Pismo Preserve stumbled onto a rare sight -- two snakes duking it out.

It happened on the Central California Coast, just a short walk from the Pismo Beach Pier and the downtown tourist area.

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The hiker witnessed two rattlesnakes locked in an intense fight. She even stuck around long enough to capture the scene on video.

The battle was likely a mating ritual between two males fighting it out for the favor of a lady rattler.

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