The 10 Most Dangerous Reptiles in Florida

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Florida is the land of lakes, canals, streams and, well, water in general. The subtropic and tropical weather makes this one of the nicest places on earth. This hold true for humans and reptiles alike. Because the weather is great and water is plentiful, Florida is home to a large number of reptiles including some dangerous and some not-so-dangerous. In this top 10 list we take a look at Florida’s most dangerous reptiles including venomous snakes, alligators, crocodiles and one deadly looking snapping turtle! From Florida’s venomous snakes to 1,000 pound alligators, this list shows you which reptiles are the most dangerous. Whether you live in Florida or you’re just visiting, take a good look at this list to familiarize yourself with these 10 dangerous reptiles!

Due to medical advances, fatal attacks by snakes and other reptiles are rare but they do occur. These snakes, crocodiles, alligators and turtles should not be handled or approached. Attacks by the reptiles on this list often result in bite marks, bruises, lacerations and other small flesh wounds. Despite the reptile’s ability or inability to deliver a fatal blow, they are all considered dangerous!

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