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REPTILES LIST (9)

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  • Name:American Alligator
  • Scientific Name:Alligator mississippiensis
  • Size:6-12'
  • Habitat:Ponds, swamps, rivers, freshwater and brackish marshes mangroves, canals, ocean (rare)
  • Caution:Usually docile; dangerous if suprised or closely approached, esp. near nest.
Black Racer Black Racer
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  • Name:Black Racer
  • Scientific Name:Coluber constrictor
  • Size:4'
  • Habitat:Most habitats, especially bushy areas
  • Caution:Aggressive, will bite, Non-venomous
Black Racer Rat Snake ©JaxBirding.com
  • Name:Rat Snake
  • Scientific Name:Pantherophis alleghaniensis
  • Size:3'
  • Habitat:Woodland edges, building, roadsides
  • Caution:Non-venomous
  • Name:Southern Water Snake
  • Scientific Name:Nerodia fasciata
  • Size:5'
  • Habitat:Shallow fresh and brackish waters
  • Caution:Non-venomous
Black Racer Common Garter Snake
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  • Name:Common Garter Snake
  • Scientific Name:Thamnophis sirtalis
  • Size:24"
  • Habitat:Woods, fields, watersides, towns
  • Caution:Non-venomous
Brown Anole Brown Anole ©JaxBirding.com
  • Name:Brown Anole
  • Scientific Name:Anolis sagrei
  • Size:7"
  • Habitat:Below trees, shrubs
  • Caution:Harmless
  • Activity:By day
Green Anole Green Anole ©JaxBirding.com
  • Name:Green Anole
  • Scientific Name:Anolis corolinensis
  • Size:7"
  • Habitat:Trees, shrubs, vines, fenses, walls
  • Caution:Harmless
  • Activity:By day
  • Range:Florida's most common Anole
  • Name:Eastern Six-lined Racerunner
  • Scientific Name:Cnemidophorus sexlineatus
  • Size:6 inches 9 inches
  • Habitat:Prefers open sunny and dry areas with loose or sandy soils with grasses or shrubs for cover.
  • Activity:By day
  • Range:All Florida
Green Anole Broadhead Skink ©JaxBirding.com
  • Name:Broadhead Skink
  • Scientific Name:Plestiodon laticeps
  • Size:11"
  • Habitat:Woods, rubble piles
  • Caution:Harmless
  • Activity:By day
  • Range:South to Orlando