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Creature Feature: Choctawhatchee beach mouse
Creature Feature: Choctawhatchee beach mouse
Creature Feature: Choctawhatchee beach mouse A small endangered mouse that makes its home among the sand dunes, the Choctawhatchee beach mouse is about five inches long from head to tail. With bulgy eyes, a hairy tail and large ears, this rodent is brown with a white belly. Sleeping during the ...
Nature at Home: The Right Bill for the Right Food
Nature at Home: The Right Bill for the Right Food
Nature at Home: The Right Bill for the Right Food Bird bills come in many shapes and sizes and are beautifully adapted for eating, building nests, feeding young, cleaning feathers and defending themselves. Backyard feeders can provide a good viewing spot for observing birds’ features and behavior. Looking closely at ...
Creature Feature: Atala hairstreak butterfly
Creature Feature: Atala hairstreak butterfly
Creature Feature: Atala hairstreak butterfly The atala hairstreak butterfly ranges across the Caribbean and reaches the northern extent of its range in southeast Florida. The caterpillars and adults of this species display red and/or yellow coloration, advertising their toxicity with bright colors. The larvae only eat coontie cycad plant leaves, ...
Nature at Home: Butterfly Field Trip
Nature at Home: Butterfly Field Trip
Nature at Home: Butterfly Field Trip Giant Swallowtail by Marney Richards Summer is in full swing and so are the butterflies. With more time at home this spring and summer and more time to appreciate gardens, I’ve been learning more about the butterflies I see. I recognize the big ones – black ...
Creature Feature: Everglades dwarf siren
Creature Feature: Everglades dwarf siren
Creature Feature: Everglades dwarf siren  The Everglades dwarf siren is one of the most secretive and unknown creatures in the Florida Everglades. Found nowhere else in the world but the cypress swamps, marl prairies, and depression marshes around and south of Lake Okeechobee, this two-legged aquatic salamander moves about at ...
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The Florida Wildlife Federation is a private, statewide, non-profit citizens' conservation education organization composed of thousands of concerned Floridians and other citizens from all walks of life who have a common interest in preserving, managing, and improving Florida's fish, wildlife, soil, water, and plant life. As the State Affiliate of the National Wildlife Federation, FWF has been improving Florida's wildlife since 1936.

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Preston RobertsonPresident