• Pa-Hay-okee Overlook

    Everglades

    National Park Florida

Wicked Tails & Bad Attitudes

Burmese python


Burmese Python
, Python molurus bivittatus
Rapidly becoming a poster child for the fight against nonnative species, these large snakes are presenting new challenges to scientists and resource managers. Learn more here.

 
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New Regulations Took Effect in 2011
Thinking of buying a pet? Check first to see if you can legally possess it. The latest on prohibited species, permit requirements and more can be found here.
 
tokay gecko

Tokay Gecko
, Gekko gecko
Originally from southeast Asia, the large Tokay gecko is now roaming some areas of Florida looking for a meal! Learn more here.
 

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

The Everglades are often described as having only two seasons- the wet and the dry. Most hot summer days are punctuated by quenching afternoon thunderstorms that bring life-giving water to the park.