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Cicada Killer

October 7, 2009

This giant ground wasp, the Cicada Killer, hunts cicadas as a food source for their young. This giant wasp can dig a 4-foot burrow in the ground with several branches and cells. One to four cicadas are placed in each cell for the larvae to eat.The ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources, Wildlife
Tags: Insects


December 9, 2008

According to the UF/IFAS publication by W. H. Kern, Jr., Assistant Professor "Dealing with Iguanas in South Florida" http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/pdffiles/IN/IN52800.pdf The best measures for iguanas are tolerance, exclusion, and habitat modification. ... READ MORE

Category: Wildlife
Tags: Invasives

Land Crabs – what can you do?

August 6, 2008

The following information is from a University of Florida Extension publication. http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/UW013Land crabs are by nature shy and pose no threat to humans unless caught and handled. Then they are capable of inflicting a memorable ... READ MORE

Category: Wildlife

Snake Identification

July 2, 2008

Do you have a snake in your yard that you want to know whether if it harmful or harmless? Remember a juvenile snake may not not look anything like an adult snake. Case in point the Florida Black Racer adult is black in color while the juvenile ... READ MORE

Category: Wildlife
Tags: Snakes

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