Swamps

By: Minju Kim

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Swamps can be fresh water or saltwater. There are a lot of trees in swamps. Population: Cypress trees, birds, fish, and amphibians. Adaptations: plants that can avoid tidal flooding. Bird droppings that fertilize the swamps. There are crabs, conch, and shell fish that live in the swamps. The sea water swamps are mud and dirt that get covered by the saltwater. The swamp ecosystem acts as a water treatment plant. It absorbs excess water in floods. The birds that help to fertilize the swamp have their own special niche. The swamps can soak in excess water and acts like a sponge with then has high amounts of saturated water.