What Do Alligators Eat in the Everglades?

The American alligator (Alligator mississippiensis), colloquially referred to as a gator, is a sizable crocodilian reptile native to the Southeastern United States. It stands as one of the two living species in the Alligator genus, surpassing the Chinese alligator in size. According to Wikipedia, adult male American alligators typically measure between 11.2 to 15.1 feet …

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How to Choose the Best Everglades Airboat Tour Guide

Choosing the best airboat tour at the Everglades can be an exciting and important decision to make to ensure you have a memorable, enjoyable and safe experience.  If it’s your first time at the Everglades you might be wondering how I can find a reliable company for my airboat tour. At Ride the Wind, we …

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Explore the Majestic Everglades in Fort Lauderdale, florida: Unforgettable Airboat Rides and Tours

Looking for an airboat adventure, but you’re wondering what an airboat is? Airboats are also known as a planeboats, swamp boats, bayou boats, or fanboats. They are a flat-bottomed watercraft propelled by an aircraft-type propeller and powered by an engine. Airboats have become very popular in tourism and they are commonly used for fishing, bowfishing …

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Why are the everglades so popular?

The Everglades is a well known place even for people that haven’t been there. Let’s start by learning what The Everglades are.  It’s a river that is regularly moving, that’s why it is great for an airboat tour. It has 1.5 million acres of sprawling wetland and consists of eight different habitats.  The Everglades ecosystem …

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