The man known as "Rattlesnake Dave," Dave Richardson, joined us on WIBX First News with Keeler in the Morning.

Photos and video evidence of the visit are posted below along with audio from the interview.

"Rattlesnake Dave," a/k/a Dave Richardson, prepares us for a rattlin' good time:

Here is video of one of the rattlesnakes on the floor of the studio:

Dave takes "The Big Guy" out of the box:

Short video of the snake rattling:

Ratlesnake Dave calming down "The Big Guy:"

And, while some of us may make fun of Monaski hiding (at first) in the phone screening booth, others had a more pragmatic outlook:

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And no, by the way, Monaski did not faint.  He hung in there like a champion.