Gators Gone Wild in Shark Valley

Two massive armor plated dinosaurs face off in the valley of the shadow of death, but only one can claim the turf. What happens next? Well, it’s an aggressive showdown between two American Alligators in the Florida Everglades at Shark Valley, and only one growler can be champion. There I was, a stone’s throw from… Continue reading Gators Gone Wild in Shark Valley

Top 10 Alligator Winter Facts

10. Alligators stop feeding when the ambient temperature is around 70 degrees Fahrenheit. 9. Alligators go dormant, their metabolism slows down and they spend most of their time being still when the ambient temperature drops below around 50 degrees Fahrenheit. 8. When alligators go dormant, they often create “gator holes,” or mud tunnels that may… Continue reading Top 10 Alligator Winter Facts

The Eastern Indigo Snake of The Florida Everglades

The Eastern Indigo Snake found in the Florida Everglades is a federally protected species. It is a non venomous, thick bodied snake up to 8 ft. long. The Eastern Indigo Snake is shiny bluish-black in coloration on its back and belly, though a portion of the belly may be red or cream colored. The coloring… Continue reading The Eastern Indigo Snake of The Florida Everglades