Alligators in florida map. Garmin gdb of nps canoe trails in sw florida 04142011 official map and guide for big cypress. I mean rattlesnake quick. Learn saltwater fishing skills and conservation ethics by participating in a kids saltwater fishing clinic or one of our many other saltwater fishing programs like youth saltwater fishing camps and nature coast fishing for youth in cedar key. American leucistic albino and baby alligators we have them all.
You can avoid florida alligator attacks with some common sense. Because of floridas booming population growth people and alligators are constantly forced to cross paths increasing the chances of conflict. Living in florida we have to share our space with a very large reptile the american alligator alligator mississipiensis. This listing has been adopted by the state of florida.
The american alligator is classified by the us fish and wildlife service as similarity of appearance to a threatened taxon. This listing provides federal protection for alligators but allows state approved management and control programs. We receive more than 2200 nuisance alligator complaints annually. Once considered an endangered species here in florida over 2000 american alligators make their home in this 110 acre theme park and wildlife preserve known as the alligator capital of the world.
Pdf maps to download. The florida alligator is regularly in the news because they turn up everywhere close to freshwater. Miami the frequency of serious unprovoked alligator bites has grown in florida along with the states population but fatal attacks remain rare. Side a side b.
The american alligator alligator mississippiensis fig. Friends back in arizona continually ask me about florida alligator attacks. 1 is the most common of two crocodilians native to the united states and is one of 22 crocodilian species worldwide.