Move quietly through the outdoors, and you’ll be rewarded with wildlife sightings. From top-of-the-food chain creatures to tiny toads, here are examples of mammals, reptiles, amphibians, and more you may encounter in Florida.
Alligators are the number one fear that folks new to Florida have about playing in the outdoors. Here’s how to handle yourself when you’re in alligator territory.
Learn about the Florida black bear and how to handle yourself in bear habitat, whether you’re hiking, camping, or a homeowner in an area where bears are common
A subspecies of cougar, the Florida panther has been making a slow but steady comeback in their stronghold in Big Cypress and the Everglades, with sightings of individual cats reported by hikers throughout the state