Watch Your Step, More Venomous Snakes Are Emerging From Their Dens Around Florida
When the temperatures begin to climb in Florida, that’s when nature thrives. But oftentimes the nature that is thriving can also be quite dangerous to humans. During spring, snakes begin to come out of hibernation in order to eat and mate while the weather is warm. This can be trouble for Florida residents who aren’t aware of what to do when coming across snakes, especially venomous ones. Here are a few tips and tricks regarding how to handle snakes in Florida this spring.
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Have you ever come across snakes in Florida before? Share with us your experience in the comments section! Or if you want to learn more about the types of snakes you’ll find in Florida and how to identify each, check out this handy Florida Hikes guide.
A New Jersey native with over 15 years of writing experience, Marisa has studied at both New York University and Florida International University. She has lived all over the country, including a decade stint in South Florida. Marisa is well-versed in exploration as she travels a good majority of the year in her self-converted Sprinter van. Her articles have been featured in various notable publications over the years, she has a published collection of short stories, and three completed screenplays under her belt.
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