With only approximately 100 Florida panthers remaining in the wild, the death of each one is a detriment to their continued survival. A National Park Foundation Transportation Scholar assisted in the...
Big Cypress National Preserve
Big Cypress National Preserve, the first national preserve in the National Park System, protects over 700,000 acres of the Big Cypress Swamp in southern Florida. As a home to both temperate and tropical species, Big Cypress National Preserve is a hotbed of biological diversity. It contains a mixture of tropical and temperate plant communities that are home to a diversity of wildlife, including the elusive Florida panther. Visitors will find a recreational paradise with camping, canoeing, kayaking, hiking and bird watching opportunities.
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