Did you know that Vinegaroons, or Whip Scorpions, can spray a vinegar-like substance when they feel threatened? Learn this and more about Vinegaroons in this episode of Animal Encounters!
Did you know that because Anhingas lack the oil-producing gland that many birds have, they can dive deeper in the water for food? Learn more about Anhingas, including their easy-to-remember scientific name, in this episode of Animal Encounters!
American Alligators, the Florida State Reptile, are common in South Florida — and can even be spotted in some PBC Parks. In this episode of Animal Encounters, Daggerwing Nature Center Manager, Sean Mallee, shares some interesting facts about the American Alligator, including a number of useful adaptations the reptiles have! This episode features Nibbles, an Animal Ambassador at Daggerwing Nature Center.
Do you know how Kingsnakes find their food using their tongue? Daggerwing Nature Center Manager, Sean Mallee tells you how – as well as other interesting facts about the Kingsnake, an Animal Ambassador at Daggerwing Nature Center.
Do you know the differences between Native and Non-Native Apple Snails? Daggerwing Nature Center Manager, Sean Mallee tells you how to spot the differences between the two, as well as the benefits of Native Florida Apple Snails on the Florida ecosystem!
Do you know why these flightless Grasshoppers are called “Lubbers?” Watch this episode of Animal Encounters to learn this and other cool facts about the Eastern Lubber Grasshopper from Daggerwing Nature Center staff!
Have you met Abel, one of Okeeheelee Nature Center’s Animal Ambassadors? Watch #pbcParks “Animal Encounters” to learn more about him and the behavior of Red Shouldered Hawks!
Did you know that native lizards, Green Anoles, can change colors depending on their mood or temperature? Watch #pbcParks “Animal Encounters” to learn some more fun facts about these interesting animals!