American Alligator

The American Alligator, a prehistoric relic, is a remarkable creature that has remained largely unchanged for millions of years, making it a living fossil. Native to the southeastern United States, primarily Florida and Louisiana, these reptiles are a defining feature of the region’s ecosystem. The American Alligator, scientifically known as Alligator mississippiensis, is the larger …

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Southern Black Racer Snake

The Southern Black Racer, scientifically known as Coluber constrictor priapus, is a common non-venomous snake native to the southeastern United States, including Florida. This species is part of the Colubridae family, which encompasses many of the world’s most familiar snake species. Black Racers are characterized by their slender build and smooth scales. Adults typically measure …

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Green Tree Frog

The Green Tree Frog, scientifically known as Hyla cinerea, is a small, charming amphibian native to the southeastern United States, including Florida. This species is particularly well-known for its vibrant green coloration, which can vary from a bright lime green to a more subdued olive tone, often with a creamy or yellowish stripe running from …

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Suwannee Cooter

The Suwannee Cooter, scientifically known as Pseudemys suwanniensis, is a species of freshwater turtle endemic to the United States, specifically found in the Suwannee River Basin in Florida and Georgia. This turtle is a part of the Emydidae family, which includes many North American pond and river turtles. Suwannee Cooters are relatively large for freshwater …

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