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America's Wild Spaces: The Everglades

America's Wild Spaces: The Everglades
The Everglades' 1.5 million acres are home to some of the most unusual creatures on the planet -- carnivorous plants, amphibious birds, fish that breathe air and cacti that grow in water. To understand this remarkable ecosystem, we'll journey by foot, airboat, helicopter and kayak to explore its secrets. And none too soon -- as more water is diverted to the farmlands and rapidly growing cities of Florida, the Everglades and its many species are in danger.