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Alligator Warning for Florida Visitors

By | 2016-10-05T06:45:45+00:00 June 15th, 2016|Categories: Animals|Tags: , , |

Visitors to Florida: Any body of fresh water in Florida has the potential for alligators. "No swimming" means "Stay out of the water". Period. Most alligators mind their own business, but do not take any risks. They also do not thermoregulate, so a non-moving alligator in the winter becomes more active in the spring and summer, [...]

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Pythons, Kitties, & Snails, Oh My!: The Everglades

By | 2016-11-20T07:53:44+00:00 December 1st, 2011|Categories: Nature|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

From my Huffington Post blog - Pythons, Kitties, and Snails, Oh My! : Invasive Species Taking Over the Everglades I remember the first news story I read about pythons in the Everglades. It was accompanied by a photo of a python who had dined on an alligator. Meal time did not end well for either one [...]

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