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  • Tricolored Heron Chicks at the Naples Zoo

    Tricolored Heron Chicks at the Naples Zoo

    A medium-sized, slender heron of the southeastern United States, the Tricolored Heron was formerly known as the Louisiana Heron. For years, herons, egrets, ibis, anhingas, and other birds have nested at Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens – drawn by the natural protection against tree-climbing predators provided by the giant reptiles of Alligator Bay. This rookery is active in the spring and early summer. Over half a dozen species nest around the bay with an average of around 80 nests. See […]

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  • Lee County Nature & Eco

    Lee County Nature & Eco

    Experiencing nature and wildlife happens naturally everywhere on The Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel. Anhinga and pelicans dive for fish just offshore. Osprey fly gracefully overhead, dolphins play in your boat’s wake and manatee surface to say hello as you pass on your kayak. These and so many more brushes with nature are commonplace thanks to our dynamic mangrove estuaries, which rival rainforests as the most productive ecosystem on the planet. Your job is simply to enjoy and help […]

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