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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 | Oct 2, 2020 | Birds, Florida Nature Facts, Florida Nature Photography, Natural History, Nature & WildlifeSandhill cranes are one of only two crane species found in North America (the other being the endangered whooping crane), and are the most abundant species of the world’s cranes. MORE PHOTOS OF CRANES, LIMPKINS AND RAILS MORE FLORIDA NATURE FACTS Florida Nature Facts...
by Rich Leighton | May 9, 2018 | Birds, Florida Nature Facts, Florida Nature PhotographySandhill cranes mate for life, and have one brood a year. Chicks are able to leave the nest 8 hours after hatching, and stay with their parents for 9-10 months including migration. MORE PHOTOS OF CRANES & LIMPKINS MORE FLORIDA NATURE FACTS Florida Nature Facts is...
by Rich Leighton | Oct 19, 2011 | Birds, Florida Nature Photography, Nature & Wildlife, Nature Photography, Photography, TravelWhen people think of Southern Florida, they rarely think of lonely mile after mile of endless cow fields and citrus groves, or the acres upon acres of sugarcane that would resemble the enormous cornfields found in the Midwest if it weren’t for the sweltering...
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Images of my home state of Florida. Master naturalist/professional photographer. See my images in National Parks & Wildlife Refuges across the Sunshine State.
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Florida Nature Facts #145 – Drone Flies https://is.gd/GOyw0T
Black-crowned Night Heron https://leightonphotography.photoshelter.com/gallery-image/Night-Herons/G0000zdMgtcJ3nAA/I0000Qo_GERoPnfg/C0000sYUMlBCTCrU
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