The Bald Eagle

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The Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) has been the National Emblem since 1782. Here in Florida, we are lucky to support the highest number of breeding pairs in the lower 48 states. However it hasn’t always been this way. In 1973 there were only 88 breeding pairs and they continued to remain on the Endangered Species […]

The Fiddler Crab

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                  The Fiddler Crab                   By Trish Elliott                                                              Zach McKenna, the […]

Ecotours and Alligators

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  Ecotours and Alligators By Trish Elliot   Zach McKenna, the owner and operator of St. Augustine Ecotours.com, strives to both support and expand the natural experience of witnessing nature.   Zach grew up in the marshes of Hilton Head, South Carolina, and worked as a naturalist and guide as a young man, which fueled […]

Sea Turtles in St. Augustine, Florida

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   Sea Turtles in St. Augustine, Florida By Trish Elliott Zach McKenna and his naturalist guides at Ecotours of St. Augustine Florida offer many fascinating adventures, among them the opportunity to see a sea turtle “up close and personal”.   While visiting the ancient city of St. Augustine Florida, if you are coming from the […]

St Augustine Eco Tours

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  St Augustine Eco Tours   The mission of St. Augustine Eco Tours is to educate and provide an opportunity for people to experience animals in their natural habitat. Dolphins (Tursiops truncates) are one of the animals we see on over 95% of our trips and are one of the reasons SAET came into existence. […]

Bottlenose Dolphins in Brazil Help People Fishing

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  The latest news for the hunting and fishing community is a whole lot of fun, with a bit of the Spielberg sci-fi thrown in for good measure. It seems that ‘Flipper’ is doing his very best to help fishermen out by bringing their catch straight to their door. (Well…boat, actually. Even ‘Flipper’ isn’t that […]