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"The Pretentious Aquatic Patrol I" Top 5 Page for this destination Everglades National Park Favorite Tip by mrclay2000

Everglades National Park General: 80 reviews and 114 photos

  purple gallinule, Eco Pond
by mrclay2000

Favorite thing: The purple gallinule does not have webbed feet, and so has not evolved as a swimmer. Instead it merely walks across a shallow surface with its belly supported on the water. Of all the noises you might hear in the Everglades, few are as distinctive as the honking bark of this overpainted, odd-colored waif.

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  • Written Feb 25, 2003
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