Sunday, July 17, 2011

Wildlife at Kennedy Space Center #nasatweetup

One of the neat things about Kennedy Space Center/Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge is that it is a protected federal wildlife refuge. You are able to see many different animals on any given day, to include:
West Indian Manatee
Wood stork
Roseate Tern
Green Turtle
Kemps Ridley Turtle
Atlantic Hawksbill Turtle
Leatherback Turtle
Loggerhead Turtle
Southeastern Beach Mouse
Florida Salt Marsh Snake
Piping Plover
Eastern Indigo Snake
Florida Scrub Jay
American Alligator

plus dolphins and about 300 other marine birds.
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