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bos2 The ghosts of nature’s past are making a comeback

By Brandon Keim – Anthropocene Magazine – May 16, 2018
Alligators live in fresh water. They can handle a few hours of saltwater, maybe a day at most, but fresh is their natural home. It’s textbook biology — yet people keep finding alligators where they’re not supposed to be. In the Florida Keys, for example, they’re regularly observed in mangrove creeks and saltwater canals. Are these creatures strays who’ve lost their way or been driven into marginal habitat by human pressures? Read full article here.

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