Everglades National Park

Created by: Anthony Goines

Here are some facts about the Everglades animals, size, and history.

Everglades Size

Not far from the Florida bay lies the Everglades National Park. The Everglades are over 800 miles long (1,500,000 acres). The Everglades is a fully protected national park which led it to being 3rd larges protected wilderness are in the USA. The deepest area of the Everglades water area is about 20 feet deep. The Everglades is mostly a mash grass area, but their are sum parts were their are land. Those are just some facts about the size of the Everglades.
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Animals in the Everglades

The main attraction in the Everglades is the large amount of alligators and crocodiles that live their. There is a specific animal that lives in the Everglades and that animal is the Florida Panther. Their are 9 different types of species that live in the Everglades and they are alligators, crocodiles, opossums, bobcats, red fox, white-tail dear, raccoon's, many different kinds of fish, and the National Florida Panther. Those are just some facts about the Everglades animals.

History of the Everglades

Here are some facts about the history of the Everglades. The Everglades got its name by the word "Forever" which means goes on for a long distant and the word "Glades" which means a large open grassy area. The Everglades are over 5,000 years old. The first people to visit the Everglades were the Gladesmen and since they were the first to discover it they named it the Everglades. The Everglades became a national land form in 1937 and became a national park in 1947. Those are just some facts about the history of the Everglades.
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