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Family Vacay to the Florida Everglades

post by nat

We couldn’t pass up sharing some of the fun wildlife pics we got on our family vacation to Florida as well as the people pics we took. Matt and I loved our stay in the Everglades so here are some of the creatures we saw on our daily walks and drives :)

Mr. Alligator, yep we were that close!

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It was raining as we hiked the day we saw this guy. We were standing on a boardwalk and he just came up to check us out before quickly heading back under.

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Just a little guy!

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We didn’t see any, but there are a few baby Bald Eagles that occupy this nest right now.

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Saw lots of Blue Herons, this one was a little camera shy.

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Manatee’s! Seriously we had so much fun watching these funny sea creatures :)

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Waving to us.

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The highlight of the Everglades was taking an airboat ride! It was just big enough to fit my fan and just thin enough to fit this river. We had a lot of fun learning about the animals and vegetation in the area, and going super fast through these small corridors!

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The mangrove roots.

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The Pelican.

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The Strangler Fig definitely lives up to it’s name!

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Friends on a log.

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Saw this guy from a distance as we were looking for the Florida Panther….unfortunately didn’t see one of those….maybe next time.

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And there you have it, our favorite part of our Florida vacation. The Everglades are definitely worth a trip!