Countering Copperhead Misinformation

There has been some misinformation being spread around Facebook lately concerning Copperheads. The original post has been shared thousands of times, unfortunately, and can be seen here. Hopefully this post will work to counteract that misinformation and I encourage everyone who reads this to share it. 1. If an adult, or juvenile, bites you youRead More

Beneath the Palms: The Florida Cottonmouth

The Florida cottonmouth is, of course, a venomous species whose reputation far exceeds its reality. As a child growing up beneath the tangles of Spanish moss and palm trees that adorn the Floridian peninsula, the Florida cottonmouth was the first snake I learned about as a child, and much of that “education” was riddled withRead More