10. Alligators stop feeding when the ambient temperature is around 70 degrees Fahrenheit. 9. Alligators go dormant, their metabolism slows down and they spend most of their time being still when the ambient temperature drops below around 50 degrees Fahrenheit. 8. When alligators go dormant, they often create “gator holes,” or mud tunnels that may… Continue reading Top 10 Alligator Winter Facts
10. American Alligators live about fifty years in the wild. 9. American Alligators are usually dormant for most of the winter. They stop feeding when the temperature goes below 70˙ Fahrenheit. 8. Unlike most other reptiles, American Alligators have a four chambered heart. 7. After they grow to four feet nothing much kills an alligator,… Continue reading Top 10 Amazing Alligator Facts
10. Little Blue Heron eat small fish, insects, crabs, dragonflies, and grasshoppers. 9. Little Blue Heron live and hunt around fresh water, salt water, and brackish (mixed) water. 8. Little Blue Heron sometimes fight and even kill their own younger siblings for food and shelter. 7. Little Blue Heron catch fish and other prey using… Continue reading Top 10 Little Blue Heron Amazing Facts
Tarpon, that silver beast called Megalops Atlanticus, whose flashing visage leaping from the ocean through the air is immortalized in the Vatican, has thrown its fight at everyone from Ernest Hemingway to the legions of Florida sport fishermen who consider it one of the world’s most fun fish to do battle with. Maybe that’s why… Continue reading Top 10 Amazing Tarpon Facts
Miami, Florida is a watery paradise. So grab your yak, get a view from your canoe, or see the sandy shore from your paddle board when you launch out from these top 10 Miami kayak launches. 10. Matheson Hammock Kayak Launch – 9610 Old Cutler Road, Coral Gables, FL 33156 – You can launch into… Continue reading Top 10 Miami Kayak Launches
Their very roots are a seemingly impenetrable thicket of interlocking crab legs walking on the beach, but Mangrove Trees are even more complicated than they look.