Category: The Florida Keys Circuit (Monroe county)

Anolis distichus, 08 July 2011

Anolis distichus, the Bark anole; Monroe county, Florida (08 July 2011). This is the sixth of eight anole species I’ve photographed and will eventually represent on Floridensis. It’s also yet another non-native species living in Florida. In fact, of the anoles only the Carolina…

Nerodia clarkii compressicauda, 04 August 2017

Nerodia clarkii compressicauda, the Mangrove salt marsh snake; Monroe county, Florida (04 August 2017; Nikon D7100). The Mangrove salt marsh snake, Nerodia clarkii compressicauda, is one of several non-venomous Florida watersnakes. As its common name suggests, this species tends to scratch out a living…