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This is the only habitat of the Everglades where you can spot the American Crocodile.
What is Florida Bay? MAIN
The main flow of water into the Everglades comes from this large body of water in South Florida.
This habitat of the Everglades is the habitat that has the least likelihood of burning. It RARELY burns!
Florida contains the highest number of wetlands in the United States. Yet unlike Florida, the state of California has lost this percentage of its wetlands.
What is 90%? MAIN
This region of the Everglades is a known place where there is brackish water.
This type of “grass” in the Everglades can grow up to 10 feet tall… and it is part of a name of a habitat!
What is sawgrass? The habitat is the Sawgrass Marsh. MAIN
This habitat of the Everglades is the one that burns the most because it is the driest.
The mangroves of the Everglades can be three different colors. Which are they?
What are… the Cypress Swamp, Mangroves, Hardwood Hammock, Cypress Dome, Sawgrass Marsh, Pinelands, and Florida Bay? MAIN
These are two types of birds one can spot while in the regions of the Everglades.
What are… Purple gallinules, egrets, anhingas, red-shouldered hawks… etc.? MAIN
What is the Florida panther/manatee (sea cow)? Either answer is acceptable! MAIN
What is a species called when it is in danger, yet not yet completely endangered?
This type of snake that lives in the Pinelands has a black head with alternating red, yellow, and black stripes. Its bite can be deadly if not treated immediately!
Name two differences between the American crocodile and the American alligator.
Answers vary. MAIN
What are evaporation, condensation, precipitation, and runoff? (Name two.) MAIN
This is the main reason why people were concerned about South Florida’s water supply in the first place.
These types of organisms make their own food, often from energy [sunlight].
What are producers? MAIN
These are the two types of “seasons” in Florida.
How much of Yellowstone National Park did the fire burn on Saturday, September 10, 1988?
Fire helps habitats to survive, particularly the Pinelands. Why do habitats need fire to survive?
Habitats need fire to survive so plants can renew themselves. Also, certain plants that do not belong in an area are taken out, and this helps life within habitats to continue. MAIN