Learn about the animals found on the Ashton property. Click on a photo to learn more.
The largest native tree frog in the United States, barking tree frogs have a very distinctive call.
These highly variable tree frogs are common at the Preserve and also in urban settings in our part of Florida.
Corn snakes are non-venomous, and often found in Florida’s pine forests and hammocks.
Eastern coachwhip snakes are one of the country’s largest native snake species.
Southern toads are amphibians commonly found across Florida.
Rat snakes are adaptable animals that can be found in any habitat where there’s prey.
Florida water snakes are common across the state. Although they’re often confused with cottonmouths, these snakes are not dangerous.
Hentz striped scorpions are one of four species that are native to our state.
Eastern diamondback rattlesnakes are often found cruising around upland habitats, hunting for rodents.
Although adults average between 12 and 24 inches long, dusky pygmy rattlesnakes are formidable hunters.
Tersa moths are found through much of the United States and into South America.