<p><br> The park’s unique mix of tropical and temperate plants and animals includes more than 700 plant and 300 bird species, as well as the endangered manatee, crocodile, and <a href="http://travel.nationalgeographic.com/travel/united-states/florida-guide/">Florida</a> panther. Alligator poachers have been known to hide in the bends of mangrove trees while on the hunt.</p>

Inlets in Everglades


The park’s unique mix of tropical and temperate plants and animals includes more than 700 plant and 300 bird species, as well as the endangered manatee, crocodile, and Florida panther. Alligator poachers have been known to hide in the bends of mangrove trees while on the hunt.

Photograph by Otis Imboden

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