08 Oct '11, 2pm

Two Species Go Extinct in Florida | Care2 Healthy Living

Two Species Go Extinct in Florida | Care2 Healthy Living

The South Florida rainbow snake and Florida fairy shrimp are likely to have gone extinct according to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service . Rainbow snakes used to live in Fisheating Creek near Lake Ochochobee. Neither of these species has been seen for fifty years, so officials believe the reason for the lack of sightings is they are completely gone. They also suspect because there has been no reported about them for some time, their extinction might have taken place some time ago. Rainbow snakes are black with three red stripes. The largest South Florida one was about fifty inches long. They were mainly aquatic and rarely left water. It is thought they are eels and amphibians. Only three specimens were ever reported and one specimen was preserved. Very little was known about the South Florida Rainbow snake. Floria fairy shrimp reportedly lived in just one vernal or seasona...

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Two Florida Species Declared Extinct

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