ABILENE, Texas -

Riley Sawyers from the Sweetwater Rattlesnake Roundup visited KTXS Thursday morning and brought along a box of rattlesnakes.

There were about a dozen snakes in the box, but only one appeared live on KTXS This Morning.

The Rattlesnake Roundup begins Thursday, March 7 with a parade lead by Miss Texas.

The Miss Snake Charmer Pageant is Thursday evening.

Rattlesnake Roundup runs through March 10.

For more information and event times, visit the Sweetwater Jaycees on Facebook here.