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We mammals have come a long way since the time of the dinosaurs. Since those times, we’ve conquered the land, sea and air. Florida has at least 99 species of mammals living, breeding and thriving today.
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by Rich Leighton | May 5, 2021 | Butterflies, Florida Nature Facts, Florida Nature Photography, Insects, Natural History, Nature & WildlifeSkippers are a group of butterflies in the Hesperiidae family that are often mistaken for moths, as most of them are drab brown to orange. They have short wings and stubby bodies, but you can always tell it’s a skipper because they have their thin antennae clubs...
by Rich Leighton | Jun 3, 2018 | Florida Nature Facts, Florida Nature Photography, Insects, Invertebrates, Natural History, Nature & WildlifeFor every human there are 200 million insects, and there are more insects in the world than all other the animals combined. MORE PHOTOS OF INVERTEBRATES MORE FLORIDA NATURE FACTS Florida Nature Facts is a series about interesting facts about the flora, fauna and...
by Rich Leighton | Dec 9, 2014 | Birds, Florida Nature Photography, Nature & Wildlife, Nature Photography, Photography, ReptilesToday’s post is just a set of wildlife portraits taken in the Florida wilderness. Click on any image to find out more information or to enlarge. Fakahatchee Barred Owl An adult barred owl watches from the hardwoods at the northern end of the Fakahatchee Strand...
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