Monthly Archive: October 2015

An Atlantic loggerhead swimming.

Turtles of the Everglades

While turtles may not be the most famous reptile that is found in the Everglades, they should certainly not be forgotten. There are over a dozen known species of turtles currently living in and...

A perched peregrine falcon.

Peregrine Falcon

Though the peregrine falcon is certainly not exclusive to South Florida, the species is one of the Everglades’ greatest hunters. The name peregrine falcon literally means “wandering falcon”, and the species has up to...

A cartoon depiction of red tide.

The Dangers of Red Tide

If you live in Florida, there is a good chance you are familiar with red tide – especially if you have been in Florida in the last decade or so, as three major red...

Bull sharks can live in freshwater.

How Do Sharks Survive in Freshwater?

Most people associate sharks with saltwater and the oceans, and rightly so. However, while saltwater environments are certainly where the great majority of shark species can be found, this is not to say that...