I came upon this Black Racer stalking prey through the sea grapes along a trail at Fort Pierce Inlet State Park. The Racer’s focus was not disturbed by my presence as its powerful jaws grabbed an unsuspecting Brown Anole and devoured it in the span of just a few minutes. The Anole, which struggled to the very end, its tail whipping back and forth as it disappeared down the snake’s throat, was deftly maneuvered by the snake into a head […]
The brown cryptic patterns on this Cuban Brown Anole provide almost perfect camouflage while resting on an oak tree trunk along a trail at the Oslo Riverfront Conservation Area. This is a non-native lizard brought to Florida with rather devastating effects on the local unique lizard population.