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diamondback

Basking in the late afternoon warmth of the tarmac in southwest Florida, this beautiful but dangerous rattlesnake would surely become a target for a passing motorist, so I encourage him to leave the roadway for the palmettos and pines of … Continue reading

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alligator

American alligator, Alligator mississippiensis, a common reptile throughout Corkscrew Swamp. Alligators spend much of their time basking in the sun, or lying motionless waiting for some unsuspecting prey to wander too close.

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