TOWN OF RAMAPO, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – Ramapo residents, beware of rattlesnakes.

Police said they responded to reports of timber rattlesnakes in Ladentown and Sloatsburg.

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One was basking in the sun by a resident’s pool, and the other was found on the front walkway of a home.

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Police said both snakes were relocated to a “more suitable, less populated area.”

Timber rattlesnakes are the largest venomous snake in the state, according to the Department of Environmental Conservation. For more information, click here.

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As CBS2’s Clarke Fouraker reported, signs were also seen in Harriman State Park in New York warning walkers of the timber rattlesnakes. State experts say that timber rattlesnakes are a protected species in New York state.