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The Great Dismal Swamp

In my last post I referred to wetlands as an arduous ecosystem for many creatures. Some species simply can’t adapt to the anaerobic, flooded, and nutrient-poor conditions that these ecosystems present. Surely it is no surprise that humans are one of the few exceptions to this rule.

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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Northeast Region [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

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