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During the outbreak be like a gopher tortoise, stay in your burrow

Gopher Tortoises Spend Eighty Percent of Their Time in Burrows You may have been driving down a road in the middle of nowhere Florida and noticed a large tortoise crossing. It most likely was a… Read More

Q: I don’t see the small green lizards here anymore. I used to see them all the time when I moved here ten years ago. They seem to have been replaced by a brown variety. What happened?

Cuban Brown Anole

A: Most likely what you are now seeing is the Cuban brown anole, Anolis sagrei. Apparently this lizard was first detected in 1887 in the Florida Keys but has become fully established within the last… Read More