Leatherback Sea Turtle
Leatherback Sea Turtle

Leatherback Sea Turtle

Adult leatherback. Photo: Virginia Herpetological Society The leatherback sea turtle (Dermochelys coriacea) is the largest of the world’s seven species of

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American Mink
American Mink

American Mink

The American mink is a fascinating voracious predator in the Mustelidae family, which includes otters, weasels, badgers, wolverines, and minks. The Mustelidae family is actually the most diverse

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The Hummingbird Clearwing Moth
The Hummingbird Clearwing Moth

The Hummingbird Clearwing Moth

The Hummingbird Clearwing Moth (Hemaris thysbe) is frequently mistaken for a hummingbird or bee based on the moth’s appearance and behavior. Adult coloration is variable, but a

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Take a Look at What We've Been Catching
Take a Look at What We've Been Catching

Take a Look at What We've Been Catching

Fishing For anglers (avid and first-timers), there’s always something biting in the surf, creeks or off the dock; and our tackle shack is ready with all the

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The Scarlet Snake
The Scarlet Snake

The Scarlet Snake

Thank you to Jake Scott for the Scarlet snake photograph! The Scarlet snake (Cemophora coccinea) is an elusive snake, rarely found by humans. This species is quite slender and

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Norm’s Pond Rookery Update
Norm’s Pond Rookery Update

Norm’s Pond Rookery Update

Spring has arrived on Little St. Simons Island, and with the warmer weather comes wading bird activity at Norm’s Pond. Great egrets, snowy egrets, and anhingas are strutting their breeding

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