Kenney Krysko

Dr. Kenneth L. Krysko is a well known Florida herpetologist. He was educated at Florida State University during his undergrad years and then at the University of Florida, where he earned his Ph.D. in Wildlife Ecology and Conservation. He is known for his expert knowledge on geckos and other invasive species in Florida. He is currently the collection manager of Herpetology at the Florida Museum of Natural History.

Dr. Kenneth Krysko
Alma materUniversity of Florida
Florida International University
Florida State University
Scientific career
InstitutionsFlorida Museum of Natural History

Dr. Krysko teaches Herpetology at the University of Florida. He is an avid fossil hunter, and enjoys trying to find Megalodon teeth. He is currently known best for his research in the field of reptile genetics, where he has discovered genetic variations in the Eastern Indigo Snake. He is well respected for his research in kingsnake genetics, and he "invented" a technique for capturing lizards by using a fishing line with a tiny hook baited with crickets. He was recently consulted for an episode of the show MonsterQuest, dealing with the rumor about alligators living in the sewers of New York City.

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