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In Florida

What is the panhandle in Florida?

It's a region of Florida in the northwestern corner, which juts out of the state like a handle juts out of a saucepan. It is the location of Tallahassee, the State Capital. Th (MORE)

Why is Florida named Florida?

Florida was named by Spanish conquistador Ponce de Leon, who was  the first European to record its location, on April 2, 1513. He  believed it to be a large island. He calle (MORE)

What people do in Florida?

People go to beaches, party, go snorkeling, scuba diving, and surfing, go to theme parks (Disney World, which is far better than disney land in California, Universal studios, (MORE)

How did Florida get the name Florida?

Florida was named by Spanish conquistador Ponce de León, who was the first European to record its location, on April 2, 1513. He believed it to be a large island. He called i (MORE)

Book Spotlight - In Memory: A Tribute to Sir Terry Pratchett

In March 2015 we lost one of the world's greatest literary minds - Sir Terry Pratchett. Terry was suffering from Alzheimer's and fiercely campaigned to raise awareness of the (MORE)

Are there orioles in Florida?

I have an Eastern Oriole that was getting nectar from my Passion Vines here in Central Florida ( Summerfield). Now that we have had a freeze I have a hummingbird feeder out fo (MORE)

Are there snakes in Florida?

Yes - Florida has a number of native snake species - including some highly venomous ones ! yes many
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