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Habitat Loss Remains a Threat to American Alligators

Do you have a favorite float? Our horticulture team built a floating wetland with hibiscus and other native plants—it has quickly become a favorite for this 3-foot American alligator. This initiative to introduce more native plants to the wetlands provides cover for native animals and protects fish from predators. Plants also serve as a natural filter for the water. While, we wish all alligators could be free to float and bask in the sun, this species is negatively impacted by several... Read More
Posted by Dey Rossell at Friday, Jun 17, 2022
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