Mark Price is a reporter with the Charlotte Observer, a sister paper of the Macon Telegraph. He covers breaking regional news.
A brief recording of gopher tortoise “vocalizations” was shared online this week by Georgia’s Coastal Ecology Lab, which has been spying on tortoises in the Coastal Plain and recording their activities.
A group of Georgia biologists was catching alligators for a genetics study when they decided to focus their spotlight on the water surface. It was then they saw a large alligator sitting perfectly still, its rough skin blending with the muddy water.
A Georgia rattlesnake is giving people the creeps on social media, after a photo posted on Facebook showed the species’ astounding ability to blend into its surroundings.
Missing an alligator in any swamp is dangerous, but the 438,000-acre Okefenokee is far from average, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service reports.