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Indigo Snake

The eastern indigo snake (Drymarchon couperi) is a federally threatened species that was once found throughout Florida. Find information on the current and historical distribution of the indigo snake, read publications from past studies and find links to other online resources about this species.



Recent Research

FWRI researchers are compiling historical and recent sightings of indigo snakes to determine the status of this species in Florida.

Publications

Publications of research conducted or funded by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.

Relevant Websites

Find more information about the eastern indigo snake.


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