Around 1.25 Million Alligators Call Florida HomeAn estimated 5 million American alligators are spread out across the southeastern Unites States. Roughly 1.25 million alligators live in the state of Florida
Only Six Of Florida’s 44 Snake Species Are VenomousFlorida's Venomous snakes are the Eastern Coral Snake, the Southern Copperhead, the Cottonmouth, the Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake, the Timber Rattlesnake & the Dusky Pygmy Rattlesnake.
Manatees Can Grow Over 13 Feet in Length and Weigh Over 3,500 PoundsAdult manatees are typically 9-10 feet long from snout to tail and weigh around 1,000 pounds; however, they may grow to over 13 feet long and weigh more than 3,500 pounds.
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