The Everglades (Lightning Bolt Books: Famous Places) by Lisa Bullard

By Lisa Bullard

Have you learnt a spot that is domestic to either manatees and panthers? prepare for a visit to the Everglades! Many crops and animals dwell during this large wetland. yet why is the Everglades zone additionally vital to people? and the way do humans safeguard the Everglades? learn this booklet to determine!

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S. Fish and Wildlife Service, p. 26; © Rich Reid/National Geographic/Getty Images, p. 27; © Laura Westlund/Independent Picture Service, p. 28; © Renaud Visage/Photographer's Choice/Getty Images, p. 31. Front cover: © FloridaStock/Shutterstock Images, (heron); © altrendo nature/Getty Images (landscape, alligator). 32 This Page Left Blank Intentionally Do you know a place that’s home to both manatees and panthers? Get ready for a trip to the Everglades! Many plants and animals live in this huge wetland.

A Journey into a Wetland . Minneapolis: Lerner Publications Company, 2004. Leotti-Bachem, Janice. Everglades . New York: Children’s Press, 2005. S. gov/virtual_tour/kids Yolen, Jane. Welcome to the River of Grass . New York: Putnam, 2001. 31 31 Index alligators, 8, 19 American crocodiles, 29 cypress, 14 hurricanes, 29 manatees, 22, 29 mangrove trees, 17 saw grass, 13, 29 sloughs, 12 Florida, 5, 7, 17, 23, 26, 28 spoonbills, 6 Florida panthers, 21, 26, tree islands, 15 29 freshwater, 11, 14, 17 wetland, 5, 27 wood storks, 29 great blue herons, 20 egrets, 13 Photo Acknowledgments The images in this book are used with the permission of: © FloridaStock/Shutterstock Images, pp.

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