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Great Horned Owl

While the burrowing owl might be the most well known owl in southern Florida, it is certainly not alone in the area. The great horned owl is prevalent here as well, a species which...

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Why Do Cypress Trees Have Knees?

If you have ever asked yourself the question, “Why do bald cypresses have knees?” then you are not alone. Cypress trees are unusual when compared to most other tree species, whose root systems run...

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Why Do Birds Sing?

Chances are, at some point in your life, that you’ve woken up to the sound of a bird singing outside your window. Whether you are someone who tends to enjoy these melodies or someone...

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Brown Pelican

If you’ve ever been to the beach or out on a boat in Florida, than you have probably seen your fair share of brown pelicans. Most commonly found around coastlines of the Southern United...

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Venomous Snakes of the Everglades

While there are twenty-seven known species of snake that live in the Everglades, fortunately, only four of them are actually venomous: Cottonmouth Also known as the water moccasin, cottonmouths are a type of pit...

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Everglades airboat rides

Everglades airboat rides Taking an airboat tour from Everglades city Fl. After driving down us 41 for an hour we arrived at our destination. The sign out front says Captain Mitch airboat tours.After paying...

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The Everglades

Everglades Florida. A small fishing village on the coast of south Florida. With swampland to the north and the Gulf of Mexico to the south you can find many things to do.Fishing in the...