See How Florida's Diverse Ecosystems Are Surviving Ongoing Threats to Their Habitat
Wild Florida tells the story about how Florida’s ecosystems continue to weather the storms with the help of pioneering scientists and ongoing conservation efforts.
Thursday 8pm NATURE: WILD FLORIDA – Documentary
Florida's wildlife faces threats from wildfires, flooding and hurricanes as well as a growing human population and various animal invaders. See how Florida's wildlife are weathering these storms and other threats to their habitat.
Florida, well-known for its beaches, blue water and year-round sun, it is also known for it’s surprising wild side. It is home to pine forests, coral reefs and the famous Everglades wetland, the largest subtropical wilderness in the United States. Here, manatees swim in crystal-clear rivers, baby alligators practice their hunting skills and miniature deer roam free. Every year, this state faces the full forces of nature: from wildfires to flooding to powerful hurricanes. Now, a growing human population, climate change and abandoned exotic pets – like the Burmese python which can eat alligators – are added threats to this wild paradise. Wild Florida tells the story about how Florida’s ecosystems continue to weather the storms with the help of pioneering scientists and ongoing conservation efforts.