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Fakahatchee Strand
Fakahatchee Strand is astoundingly diverse in terms of plant and wildlife. Home to more varieties of orchids than anywhere else in the continental United States and at least twelve species of plants found nowhere else in North America, its isolation has left it as one of the last refuges for the Florida panther, the Big Cypress fox squirrel, the Everglades mink, and nearly forty other animals threatened with extinction. Indian mounds scattered throughout the strand suggest human use of the Fakahatchee began in prehistoric times. The Seminoles sought refuge here during the mid-eighteen hundreds, and less than a century later, the forest rang with the sounds of axes and saws that felled nearly all of Fakahatchee's huge old-growth cypress....
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Fakahatchee Strand Photos provided by Jef Ripple
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