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Okefenokee Joe the Snake Educator

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Okefenokee Joe serenades a young gator.
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Okefenokee Joe and a friend. Remember, he's a professional.
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Okefenokee Joe shares his passion with millions each year through his 'edu-taining' presentations.
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Knowing Poisonous Snakes

Once known as singer/songwriter Dick Flood, Okefenokee Joe lived in Georgia’s Okefenokee Swamp for nine years, studying snakes and other animals. His Emmy award-winning documentaries, Swampwise and The Joy of Snakes, have delighted and enlightened viewers of public television for more than two decades, and his DVD field guide, Know Your Snakes – Venomous Snakes of the Southeastern United States, is used as a teaching tool in hundreds of schools and military installations. Joe shares his passion with millions each year through his ‘edu-taining’ presentations – an unforgettable mix of soothing, inspirational folk songs, snake show-and-tell, wisdom and wit.

Published on Apr 14, 2009

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