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Florida"s Unexpected Wildlife

Exotic Species, Living Fossils, and Mythical Beasts in the Sunshine State

by Michael Newton

  • 64 Want to read
  • 27 Currently reading

Published by University Press of Florida .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wild animals,
  • Nature,
  • Animals,
  • Nature/Ecology,
  • Life Sciences - Zoology - General,
  • Wildlife,
  • Nature / Animals,
  • Animals, Mythical,
  • Florida,
  • Living fossils,
  • Monsters

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11348910M
    ISBN 100813031567
    ISBN 109780813031569
    OCLC/WorldCa85485071

    Column: Here is the untold story of wildlife conservation in Florida Earth Day ought to be a day to celebrate conservation and the natural world — to inspire, encourage and talk about. Invasive species in the Everglades are exotic plants and animals that are not native to the area and have aggressively adapted to conditions in wilderness areas in southern Everglades are a massive watershed in the southern portion of the U.S. state of Florida that drains overflow from the vast shallow Lake Okeechobee that is in turn fed by the Kissimmee .

      An eloquent testament to the impact of the special places that exist both in the natural world and within our d Louv, author of The Nature Principle Andrew Furman heard the siren call and headed south, wherewith the zeal of a new converthe became Floridas transplanted m McKeen, editor of Homegrown in Florida A wonderful book /5. The purpose of this funding is to encourage investigators to submit research grant applications that will identify, develop, and refine effective and efficient methods, structures, and strategies that test models to disseminate and implement research-tested health behavior change interventions and evidence-based prevention, early detection.

      Florida Wildlife Photos. Get to know some of Florida's wildest residents with this photo gallery. PUBLISHED January 6, Continue Reading. The immense subtropical wilderness of the Everglades and the many barrier reefs are perfect for wildlife lovers. The swamplands offer a once in a lifetime opportunity to get close to a wild gator and the many beaches provide a chance of witnessing a nesting sea turtle. Here is our varied list of the best things to do in Florida: 1.


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Florida"s Unexpected Wildlife by Michael Newton Download PDF EPUB FB2

In Florida's Unexpected Wildlife award-winning author Michael Newton describes exotic species recognized by state wildlife authorities; "extinct" species whose passing is disputed or disproved; various aquatic "monsters" said to occupy Florida's rivers, lakes, and offshore waters; alien big cats; and the search for the elusive, enigmatic Skunk Ape--a local relative of : Paperback.

While "monster hunters" can use Florida's Unexpected Wildlife as a field guide, casual readers can simply enjoy the many fascinating tales and the wealth of evidence collected in this book. Grab your binoculars and enjoy the quest.

Product Details; About the Price: $ Florida is a birders paradise. There are nearly native species as well dozens of established exotics. Alligators are abundant in Florida and can be seen basking on canal banks and beside rivers and lakes.

Otters, opossums, manatees, fox squirrels, raccoons, white-tailed deer, key deer and armadillos Floridas Unexpected Wildlife book among the more commonly seen mammals. Get this from a library. Florida's unexpected wildlife: exotic species, living fossils, and mythical beasts in the Sunshine State.

[Michael Newton] -- "Award-winning author Michael Newton introduces the curious, the strange, and the unexplained in Florida's Unexpected Wildlife. The usual suspects - giant squids, sea monsters, inexplicably huge. The Florida Wildlife Corridor Expedition, led by photographer Carlton Ward Jr, biologist Joe Guthrie, conservationist Mallory Lykes Dimmitt and filmmaker Elam Stoltzfus, was a day, mile trek in early that explored the last remaining natural path through the length of the Florida peninsula.

The journey will be featured in a film to 5/5(13). Florida's Unexpected Wildlife by Michael Newton,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(7).

Buy Wildlife at WHSmith. We have a great range of Wildlife from top brands. Delivery is free on all UK orders over £   In search of the rare, the exotic, and the possibly extinct “In relating his personal encounters with rare and endangered wildlife throughout the state, Doug Alderson captures the spirit of wildlife conservation in Florida, illuminating the efforts of top Florida conservationists who are modern-day heroes educating an increasingly detached-from-nature public.”—Sandra Brand: University Press of Florida.

The Everglades Headwaters National Wildlife Refuge (EHNWR), part of an arid, rolling landscape just minutes from Orlando’s crowded theme parks, does not fit the iconic image of Florida’s three. Unexpected Wildlife Refuge is a protected natural habitat comprising acres of pristine pine lands, forest, fields, bogs, streams and lakes.

It provides a refuge to animals and plants indigenous to southern New Jersey; a place where wildlife can live freely and naturally without fear of being harmed at the hands of human beings.

Florida Wildlife Corridor Expedition: Everglades to Okefenokee () I just learned that my book, Florida Wildlife Corridor Expedition: Everglades to Okefenokee, won a silver medal in the Florida Book work is based on the Expedition that was funded in part by the National Geographic Society. The section on wildlife covers not only alligators, but also crocodiles (yes, we have them too), feral hogs, panthers, bears, manatees, snakes, stingrays, barracudas, sharks, mosquitoes, sand flies, and ticks.

My favorite chapter in Surviving the Wilds. The book follows the Florida Panther and how not only had their numbers dwindled down to near extinction due to genetic abnormalities caused by inbreeding but how the Wildlife Organizations bumbled around so much trying to save them only to cause many to die/5.

“ The wildlife theatre was closed by a park ranger introduced some critters before the show that was informative and interesting.

“ The Springs is now owned by the state park system and is unique in that it has a water park, river boat ride, reptile show and mermaid show. Kid's Corner - Free Florida Wildlife Coloring Books, Teacher Lesson Plans and More. florida wildlife viewing hotspots, florida animal facts, florida manatees, florida sea turtles, florida birding.

Manatee Coloring Book A coloring book with solid manatee information. Welcome to Florida Wildlife. This is a conservation and Florida Mapping Project managed by Jon-Mark Davey and Nancy Freeman. We will be updating this site as we receive more information and explore more locations.

Florida Photographer’s favorite places. Florida wildlife is wonderfully diverse. As you probably already know, some species can pack enough muscle power, venom, or poison to be deadly. Your knowledge of these species, their habitats, and habits can help you stay out of harm's way.

To this end, the pages linked to this one provide information about selected Florida animals. The main trigger for sinkholes is water—too much of it, or too little. The normally moist soil of Florida has a stabilizing effect on karst. But during a Author: Chris Bodenner. Out west, you can book airboat tours of the Everglades or get up close and personal with rhinos, giraffes, and zebras at Lion Country Safari, a drive-through cageless zoo spread over : Skye Sherman.

The Florida Wildlife Corridor is a statewide vision to keep Florida wild by integrating Florida’s leading conservation science with compelling storytelling to raise awareness about the Corridor and the need to connect and protect it.

Our Expeditions in and laid the foundation for this work with a robust media campaign to share. Book Online; Contact; Florida Wildlife It’s WILD! We literally have hundreds of unique birds, mammals, and sea creatures you can see on any given day.

Dolphins, sea turtles, and manatees are very common and some of the most exciting creatures we get to see! Sometimes we get to see manta rays and sharks.The book is a culmination of mornings and afternoons spent wandering the streets of Miami Beach and surrounding areas, as well as select other trips to coastal areas like southern Louisiana.

And on Friday Samoylova’s first solo exhibition for the "FloodZone" project opened in Tampa at the University of South Florida’s Contemporary Art Museum.Mammals: If you are in the right place at the right time, Florida has quite a few mammals that are comparatively easy to see.

Otters, opossums, manatees, fox squirrels, raccoons, white-tailed deer, key deer and armadillos are among the more commonly seen mammals.