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Managing Conflicts with Wildlife series

Managing Conflicts with Wildlife: Living with Alligators

UW393/WEC348 by Holly K. Ober, Harry J. Dutton, Allan R. Woodward, Lindsay J. Hord, and William M. GiulianoAugust 30, 2021A UF/IFAS numbered Fact Sheet for General Public and Homeowner audience(s). in support of UF/IFAS Extension program: Environmental Literacy and Sustainability

Managing Conflicts with Wildlife: Living with Frogs

UW394/WEC349 by Steve A. Johnson, Holly K. Ober, and William M. GiulianoNovember 2, 2017

Managing Conflicts with Wildlife: Living with Panthers

UW399/WEC354 by William M. Giuliano, Holly K. Ober, Lauren Watine, Raoul Boughton, Eric Hellgren, Darrell Land, and Mark LotzAugust 30, 2018

Managing Conflicts with Wildlife: Living with Snakes

UW395/WEC350 by Holly K. Ober, Steve A. Johnson, and William M. GiulianoNovember 30, 2023Snakes provide numerous benefits to people and to the environment, by controlling rat and mice populations in the environment, for example. Or in the laboratory, where pygmy rattlesnake venom research helped develop medicine to thin the blood of heart attack patients. Most snakes are secretive and rarely bother people, but there are situations where some snakes can become dangerous. In this 4-page fact sheet, we present some facts about snakes, describe dangers they may cause, and provide suggestions on how to cope with these dangers.