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Indigos Return: A Florida Breeding Program Raises Eastern Indigo Snakes for Reintroduction

indigo snakeSomething’s moving — I can hear soft bumps and faint slithering coming from the stacked rows of 70-odd bins in the center of the room. 

The crisp label on the edge of each tray reads: D. couperi.More slithering. Nick Clark rolls one of the drawers open, and peeking out from the tip of a cardboard paper-towel roll is a young eastern indigo snake. Staring up at me, he scents the air with his tongue.Next year, this little snake and 19 others here at the Orianne Center for Indigo Conservation  (OCIC) will be the first indigo snakes ever... [Read the rest of the article HERE]



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