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Florida Brown Lizards

No doubt when visiting or moving to Florida you quickly notice the small brown lizards which are quite abundant here in south west Florida. So what are these lizards, should you worry about them? Let’s take a few minutes to learn about them. What You Should Know First lets start off by saying these fascinating…

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The Sounds of Summer – Cicadas

We all recognize that distinct summertime sound. Some of us love it others find it annoying. Anyway you look at them, Cicadas are part of our summers. Now if you grew up in the northeast US especially the cycles of Cicadas were interesting, 3, 7, 10, and even 17 years! Here in South Florida, our…

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Biting Flies in Florida

One of the best things about Florida is enjoying the outdoors – but if biting flies show up, they can quickly ruin an outing with their painful bites. Biting flies will bite humans and animals in order to obtain a blood meal. Not only are their bites irritating, they can sometimes cause injury or transmit…