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TROPHIC LEVELS AND FOOD PYRAMIDS

There’s a reason why a food pyramid is shaped, well, like a pyramid, and a reason why food pyramids and food chains are divided into trophic levels. Watch the video, we’ll clue you in.

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THE FOOD CHAIN

In the Everglades, as in all ecosystems, every living thing is linked to gether to form a very complex community. A simple “food chain” is a good illustration to show just a few of these important relationships!

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THE FOOD WEB

THE FOOD WEB

Choices, choices, choices…so much food to choose from!

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METAMORPHOSIS: THE LIFE-CYCLE OF THE ZEBRA BUTTERFLY

Metamorphosis is an incredible, mysterious process, and it happens in nature everyday…even in your own back yard!

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SYMBIOSIS: MUTUALISM

Life’s great when two different species partner up!

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SUSTAINABLE FARMING: THE MAYA MILPA CYCLE

The world’s tropical forests are in trouble. The Maya, however, received everything they needed from the jungle’s bounty and developed a highly sustainable system of agriculture.

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BIRDS OF CUBA

Cuba, like many islands, is rich with endemic life. Twenty seven species of birds can be found nowhere else in the world!

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THE SEAGRASS HABITAT

Take a peek inside the amazing and amazingly important world of the seagrass habitat!

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ANIMAL BYTES: THE LETTUCE SEA SLUG

It’s like a submarine salad…a squishy, slimy slithering salad.

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RAINFORESTS

RAINFORESTS

What makes rainforests so unique? Well, lots of rain to start with.

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FLAGSHIP SPECIES

FLAGSHIP SPECIES

D. Paul Reillo and the Rare Species Conservatory Foundation are trying to save the planet, with the help of a few rock-star animals!

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OMNIVORES

OMNIVORES

Picky eaters? Not these guys!

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HERBIVORES

HERBIVORES

Eat your veggies!

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THE HARDWOOD HAMMOCK HABITAT

THE HARDWOOD HAMMOCK HABITAT

This is a video all about hammocks. No, not the kind you string between two palm trees and take a nap in…. the hardwood variety.

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NO FUN BEING A FISH

NO FUN BEING A FISH

Being a small fish in a freshwater pond is no fun. You’re pretty low on the food chain, and you have to constantly watch your back. Alligators, turtles, birds….. even insects might find you to be a tasty treat!

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MANATEES

MANATEES

Filmmakers Richard C. and Richard S. Kern explore the history, habitat and behavior of the lovable West Indian manatee

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