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The Eastern Rat Snake (of the Everglades Variety), 10 November 2018

Pantherophis alleghaniensis, the Eastern rat snake; Miami-Dade county, Florida (10 November 2018). This past weekend, I slipped down to south Florida for a romp through the tangles and flats of the Everglades system — working my way through Big Cypress National Preserve, Everglades National…

The Ailanthus webworm moth, 26 April 2015

Atteva aurea, the Ailanthus webworm moth; Volusia county, Florida (26 April 2015). The Ailanthus webworm moth is fairly easy to walk by at night, but if you do manage to spot it, and if you do choose to lean in and peer closer, you’ll be…

Spring Break 2018: Agama Maximus

Agama picticauda, the African redhead agama; Miami-Dade county, Florida (17 March 2018). Series: Spring Break 2018. Every time I hit south Florida, the glory of the Miami area beckons me for some good old fashioned Anolis Lizard Time™. To be honest, however, my beloved…

Rhadinaea flavilata, 09 May 2016

Rhadinaea flavilata, the Pine woods snake; Volusia county, Florida (09 May 2016). Florida certainly has no shortage of reptilian biodiversity, and our reptiles come in all sizes and colors. When people think of snakes, they tend to imagine big, impressive rattlesnakes and perhaps even…