Countering Copperhead Misinformation

There has been some misinformation being spread around Facebook lately concerning Copperheads (see above). The original post was been shared thousands of times before the original poster finally deleted it. Unfortunately it continues to spread.   Hopefully this post will work to counteract that misinformation and I encourage everyone who reads this to share it.Read 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