Florida is home to me and many others, including different types of animals. This is what makes Florida an amazing place; just seeing all the variations of animals and plants. It is like a very large family, and just like a family everyone should help others in need, whether they are human or animal. We help many animals get out of being endangered and I hope drawings like these persuade more people to help many other endangered animals. Florida is the home of many animals who need help and we are here to help them.

Florida is home to me and many others, including different types of animals. This is what makes Florida an amazing place; just seeing all the variations of animals and plants. It is like a very large family, and just like a family everyone should help others in need, whether they are human or animal. We help many animals get out of being endangered and I hope drawings like these persuade more people to help many other endangered animals. Florida is the home of many animals who need help and we are here to help them.

For my contest entry, I have chosen the beautiful Red Wolf which is critically endangered due to lowered numbers early on from predator control during the 1960s and now deforestation. There are only a few hundred and most are in

FLORIDA IS… Spiders!

FLORIDA IS… Spiders!

Florida is… Gasteracantha cancriformis #floridaisnature #spider. Gasteracantha cancriformis is a species of orb-weaver spider (family Araneidae). It is widely distributed in the New World. The genus name Gasteracantha derives from the Greek words γαστήρ (gaster, “belly”) and ἄκανθα (acantha, “thorn”),