Dangerous Animals in Florida

Florida crocodile:than the American alligator. Its color is similar to the crocodile's but with a shorter more rounded snout. Caiman are found primarily in freshwater canals and lakes and rarely .

Burmese python: are not native to Florida but they do live here. Talk about big snakes, these are huge! They can grow to be 6-9 feet long with the longest one recorded in Florida reaching 18 feet.

Sharks:Florida is a peninsula with the Atlantic Ocean to the east and the Gulf of Mexico to the west. As soon as you think of dangerous ocean animals you probably think of sharks.

 Florida panther:The state animal is the Florida panther. These mountain lions can grow to be 60-160lbs and are long at 5-7 feet. Because Florida panthers are endangered.

venomous snakes :In the US there are a reported 7,000-8,000 venomous snake bites a year but only 5 of those result in death. The number of kids bitten by snakes is much higher in Florida and Texas.

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