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  • 10/10/2012
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Will Alligators Return to the Central Wetlands?

They're already back...we've spotted them in Bayou Bienvenue! Informative piece via National Wildlife Federation:

From Wildlife Promise

New Orleans’ Central Wetlands were once a flourishing cypress swamp, home to a dizzying array of fish and wildlife, including alligators and hundreds of species of migrating birds. An easy drive from downtown, the Central Wetlands were also a haven for locals, who often hunted or fished for food in its waters.

Today the Central Wetlands are an open expanse of saltwater, punctuated only by the stumps of dead cypress trees. READ MORE >>

via blog.nwf.org

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