Daily Archives: January 30, 2012

In the Mangrove Swamp

By Vladimir Brezina

A few days ago, Johna and I spent a couple of hours in the “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge on Sanibel Island on the Gulf coast of Florida.

We were hoping to see alligators, but no luck. The closest we came, perhaps, was this tableau that we came across on the trail:

Alligator 1, Human 0 ?

But the mangrove swamps on either side of the trail were teeming with life.

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