Published: Apr 07, 2013 9:08 AM EDT

Fort Myers, Fla. -- Southwest Florida is home to dozens of endangered and threatened animals: Florida Panthers, Manatees and the longest snake native to the United States, the Eastern Indigo Snake. FGCU researchers are working to better understand the non-venomous reptiles, tagging and tracking some of the few left in the wild. News-press partner Kevin Lollar takes us on a journey into the Everglades to better understand the misunderstood.

In Kevin's News-Press article he delves into the Everglades restoration and closely examines the Eastern Indigo Snake.
Snakes on right track