alligator and the Everglades

by J. David Taylor

Publisher: Crabtree Pub. in Toronto, New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 32 Downloads: 758
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  • Florida,
  • Everglades,
  • Everglades.
  • Subjects:

    • Alligators -- Florida -- Everglades -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Alligators -- Ecology -- Florida -- Everglades -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Swamp animals -- Ecology -- Florida -- Everglades -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Swamp ecology -- Florida -- Everglades -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Alligators.,
    • Swamp animals.,
    • Swamp ecology.,
    • Ecology.,
    • Zoology -- Florida -- Everglades.
    • Edition Notes

      Statementtext and photographs, Dave Taylor.
      GenreJuvenile literature.
      SeriesAnimals and their ecosystems series
      LC ClassificationsQL666.C925 T39 1994
      The Physical Object
      Pagination32 p. :
      Number of Pages32
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1398610M
      ISBN 100865053677, 0865053979
      LC Control Number93006215

Alligators, Manatees, and More Fun. Wooten’s is your one-stop destination for a complete Everglades adventure! Before or after your airboat ride, you can also visit our Animal Sanctuary & Alligator Park where we put on live alligator shows.. Or soak up some nature and try to spot manatees on our Swamp Buggy cool off with refreshments and snacks in our gift shop and bring some of. More than million acres of South Florida's million acres of subtropical, watery wilderness were given national-park status and protection in with the creation of Everglades National Park. The Florida Everglades is characterized by long-stretches of lushious canals and water systems. If you have ever taken route across the southern region of Florida, you traveled along Interstate or better known as “Alligator Alley.” The Alligator Alley Everglades Route is roughly 80 miles long and cuts through the Everglades between Fort Lauderdale and Naples, FL.

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Alligator by Shelley Katz is a great 70s creature feature style novel spotlighting an Everglades dwelling titan that feasts upon all prey, including the human race.

Not only do the inhabitants of Shelleys fictional creation have to do battle with natures beast, but also are challenged by the environmental horrors that swamp conditions divulge/5(16).

Alligators and the Everglades 1st Edition by HARCOURT SCHOOL PUBLISHERS (Author) ISBN This novel for young readers takes a young boy from his crowded Miami home to the open expanses of the Florida Everglades.

He comes of age in a wilderness both enlightening and dangerous, among a cast of characters that includes a wily alligator hunter, a rich photographer and his daughter (they live on a yacht), and a biologist working for the Park Service/5(3).

Rick Robinson has been wrestling alligators, at least figuratively, for 30 years. Though he had already published four successful novels and a book of political humor, it was the story of one man's journey along the Everglades' Alligator Alley in search of family memories that Robinson struggled to write for more than three decades/5(54).

Follows a young male alligator called Seminole through his daily activities in the Everglades National Park swamp. Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Intimate close-ups showcase awe-inspiring flora and fauna such as the ghost orchid, the Florida panther, the endangered Everglades snail kite, roseate spoonbills, and, of course, the enigmatic American alligator.

As a biologist for the National Audubon Society, Stone traveled to the most remote areas of the Everglades to collect these images. In the mysterious wilderness of swamps, marshes, and rivers of the Florida Everglades, Totch Brown hung up his career as alligator hunter and commercial fisherman to become, briefly, a Cited by: 2.

The Mystery of Alligator Swamp Both published in the early s; I would have read the book I'm looking for at around 10 years before Missing 'Gator of Gumbo Limbo Another fantastic Craighead George book, but not one I'd read Gatehouse Mystery I found this to be very girly, which is an aspect I definitely do not remember.

Shirley Mozelle is also the author of Zack's Alligator and Zack's Alligator Goes to School, as well as several critically acclaimed picture books. She lives in Tampa, Florida.

James Watts is a published author and illustrator of children’s and young adult books. He also illustrated Zack's Alligator and Zack's Alligator Goes to School. He Cited by: 1. Everglades Alligator Farm is South Florida's oldest alligator farm and best airboat ride attraction.

Located between Key Largo and Miami Beach. Book today. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Learn alligator facts up close and personal with the alligators. Book your Everglades Airboat Tour at Everglades Holiday Park on your next family vacation. Colorful photographs and text discuss the alligator and its relationship to the Everglades ecosystem Includes index "A Bobbie Kalman book." The constant crocodilians -- A cold-blooded animal -- The perfect predator -- Alligator facts -- Mating in the swamp -- Baby gators everywhere -- Mammal neighbors -- Reptile relatives -- Keystone speciesPages: One of the more exciting things to do in the Sunshine State is to take in a live alligator show in the Everglades.

Alligators are plentiful in Florida – there are overin the ‘glades alone. Families, nature enthusiasts, even seniors enjoy meeting and greeting with alligators up close – as long as they’re restrained or it’s.

The Florida Everglades is the only place on earth in which both alligators and crocodiles coexist. Appearance. The most obvious difference comes from their appearances.

Crocodiles have longer, pointier snouts; alligators have shorter, more rounded snouts. When an alligator has its mouth shut, you won’t see any of its teeth.

What is better than HARRY STYLES CARPOOL KARAOKE, Cyclops, and Game of Thrones. THE EVERGLADES by JEAN CRAIGHEAD GEORGE. Alligators, Indians, Florida, nature, beauty. The Everglades has it all. The alligator is the keeper of the Everglades.

Because this area of Florida basically has 2 seasons — rainy and dry — the alligator plays a vital role in the survival of most all of the animals living in this ecosystem. Do you know why. I’ll give you a hint it’s currently the dry season. Mangrove airboat tours run days a year between a.m.

and p.m. Tours last about an hour. Book online to reserve a time. Alligators & Animals Free with Online Booking. Get up close. Our experienced alligator handlers put on a live alligator show in our Animal Sanctuary every hour. Learn everything you wanted to know about these.

Alligator Hole in the Glades. Out in the sunny glades the broad leaves of the alligator flag mark the location of an alligator hole. This is the most incredible ecosystem of all the worlds within the world of the park; for in a sense the alligator is the keeper of the everglades.

Our Alligator Encounter is designed for people who always dreamed of being an alligator wrestler, without the risk of losing an arm. You’ll get a chance to meet some baby alligators and crocodiles, hold an alligator that’s about three feet in size, and even get to feed over alligators from 6.

Everglades Alligator Farm Airboat rides are a thrilling minute ride into the Everglades. Located between Miami and the Florida Keys, airboat tours show off the spectacular scenery of the Everglades. Private airboats ride are also available to book online. The Florida Everglades is a unique ecosystem — nowhere else in the world can such an environment be found.

Everglades tells the story of this living kaleidoscope of color and beauty: from its creation as a blue-green sea through its evolution to a miraculous river, the home of egrets, orchids, and alligators.

Favorite nature writer Jean Craighead George spins a mesmerizing. Buy The alligator, monarch of the Everglades by Connie M. Toops online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 0 edition - starting at $ Shop now. There are many websites providing information on traveling through the Everglades, and I read various accounts, but the most helpful resource was Paddling the Everglades Wilderness Waterway by Genzen and Sullivan.

Another must read publication is The Wilderness Trip Planner, found on the National Park Service’s website. These large constrictors have not much to fear and will feed on most animals they come across (including alligators) when hungry.

Python vs Alligator was. Alligators, Manatees, and More Fun. Wooten’s is your one-stop destination for a complete Everglades adventure. Before or after your private airboat ride, you can visit our Animal Sanctuary & Alligator Park where we put on live alligator shows.

Or soak up some nature and try to spot manatees on our Swamp Buggy cool off with refreshments and snacks in our gift shop and bring some of. Book your Everglades Tours online below or by phone: () For general inquiries (no reservations), please email us by filling out the contact form.

There was four of us on this trip and we all had a great time. Anne was very knowledgeable of the area and the animals. The whole staff was very friendly and went out of there way to make. the Everglades flows through my days, bellows of alligators like plain chants echo in my ears—rhapsody, love song so endearing, drowning out the groaners of this sad world.

Hosanna to the alligators in the highest: Glory be to their Maker. "Totch Brown's memoirs of vanished days in the Ten Thousand Islands and the Everglades--the last real frontier in Florida, and even today the greatest roadless wilderness in the United States--are invaluable as well as vivid and entertaining, for Totch is a natural-born story-teller, and his accounts of fishing and gator hunting as well as his life beyond the law as gator poacher and drug Reviews: 1.

The park is known for its expansive beauty as well as its varied population of wildlife that includes everything from bobcats to alligators. To see all the Everglades has to offer, sign up for a. The Burmese python's reign is challenging the Everglades apex predator, the alligator.

Recently, Mike Kimmel, a hunter with the SFWMD, rescued a 4-foot alligator from the grip of a foot python.To help you find the right books for you and your young reader, we’ve compiled a list of the best kids books about alligators and crocodiles.

Our list includes board books, picture books, and chapter books. Board books are best for babies and toddlers from ages newborn to 2 or : Bookroo.EVERGLADES ALLIGATOR FARM AIRBOAT TICKET.

Includes minute airboat ride, farm admission, and shows. Purchasing this voucher is NOT a reservation. Bring your voucher in on the day of your visit and you will be scheduled for your airboat ride. As long as you arrive before 3 p.m., you should have time to see and do everything.