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Feb 7, 2013 - Wakulla Springs

7 Manatees 6 Alligators American wigeons Hooded mergansers Anhingas everywhere Coots Common moorhens White Ibis Osprey and nest Little blue heron Snowy egret Great egret Pileated woodpeckers Bald eagle and nest Coopers hawks Score! What a day! We left St. Marks later than we usually get off. Rode a beautiful bike trail half way to Wakulla Springs State Park. The last 4-5 miles of the ride was in the rain, but there was almost no traffic and it was not cold! After trying to wait out the rain in the summer concession stand, we decided to...

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Snowbirds on Bikes

Jan 20, 2010 - Manatee at Wakulla Springs State Park

During our visit yesterday to the Museum of Florida History, as our guide was explaining the skeleton of a mastodon found in Wakulla Springs, she mentioned that the manatees were there. The minute she said “manatee” I wanted to go. The spring, of course, is the primary feature at Wakulla Springs State Park. The park brochure proclaims the spring to be “one of the largest and deepest freshwater springs in the world.” The spring is some 300 feet below the surface, so not visible. Wakulla cave apparently holds the status of being the “longest...

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Scratchin' the Itch



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