Mangrove plants and trees, 4 - Wildlife in coastal areas with healthy mangrove growth
<Image by Wolf P. Weber of a typical mangrove scenery in SW Florida>

Did the Anhinga know of the approaching Alligator..? Probably. The small Bittern to the
right certainly was aware. Bottom right: A Roseate Spoonbill was resting high and dry,
and safe on some beautifully exposed Red Mangrove prop roots. And who knows what
the single Ibis, bottom left, might have been staring at. A Gator in the sky..?

<Image of an Ibis staring towards the sky and of a Roseate Spoonbill resting on exposed mangrove prop roots>
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