Have you ever seen a Cypress tree's knees? Cypress Trees have them, or at least that's the nickname, anyway. The trees' roots rise up above the shallow swamp water - showing off their knees. When there's a large concentration of Cypress Trees it's termed a Cypress Swamp- and this pic depicts a perfect example. We visited Wild Florida in Central Florida a couple of … [Read more...] about It’s the Cypress Trees Knees, Man!
Remember when you were young and you fixated on a specific animal? I remember when The Kid was little and she would talk only about cows or ducks and how she just had to have one. She'd draw pictures of them and talk about them like they were her whole world. Of course, the television programs that she watched were a big factor. She would sit in front of the tele and watch … [Read more...] about In the Wild Florida Sloth Pen with Guy and Ana
Watching swamp shows on the tele is one thing, but have you ever visited an honest to goodness swamp? Last year my family and I visited Wild Florida- a nature and wildlife protected area only 45 minutes away from Orlando- and had the experience of a lifetime. We took a behind the scenes animal tour, had a blast on a morning airboat ride, and spotted more alligators than I've … [Read more...] about Florida Everglades: Wild Florida Hawk Swamp