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Was the Heron Flying Towards Trouble?

Alligators and Herons are not friends.

It was a juvenile great blue heron, enjoying some cool Florida weather. I was out taking pictures, on the hunt for a roseate spoonbill.

My subject decided to give me a few minutes to take a few pictures but was wary. As I stepped…



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John Dean

Writer, blogger, lover of nature, music, photography, and Goldendoodles. Top writer in Government. Editor of Dean’s List.