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  • A small black snake with sparse white scales coiled in an outstretched hand.
    Information icon A juvenile eastern indigo snake.

    A recovery milestone: Threatened eastern indigo snake reintroduced to Florida Panhandle

    July 17, 2017 | 4 minute read

    Tallahassee, Florida – The federally threatened eastern indigo snake, an icon of the southern longleaf pine forest, was reintroduced to northern Florida today at The Nature Conservancy’s Apalachicola Bluffs and Ravines Preserve (ABRP). The release of 12 indigo snakes, the first of many planned releases, is a key step towards the species’ recovery in the region. “The eastern indigo snake has been listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act since 1978, and today’s release is an important milestone in our efforts toward recovering this important reptile,” said Cindy Dohner, regional director for the U.  Read the full story...

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