The Importance Of The Everglades National Park

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Everglades National Park is the largest subtropical wilderness in the U.S, and it protects an unrivaled landscape that provides vital habitat for many rare, exotic, and endangered species, which includes including the American Crocodile, the Florida Panther, and the West Indian Manatee. This national treasure and designated World Heritage Site, and International Biosphere Reserve, and Wetland of International Importance is an expansive area of land in South Florida, consisting of 1.5 million acres of wetland that features one of the world’s most diverse ecosystems. Realizing the importance of this fragile ecosystem, in 1934, Congress established the Everglades as a National Park., and in 1947 President Harry S. Truman dedicated the park.
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