In collaboration with the US Fish and Wildlife Service, we’re excited to share this new video highlighting the Okefenokee Wildlife Refuge. The Okefenokee Swamp, which straddles the Florida-Georgia line, is one of the largest remaining intact freshwater ecosystems in North America and covers over 400,000 acres.

Many plants and animals call the Okefenokee home.

Number of Species:
39 fish
37 amphibian
64 reptile
234 bird
50 mammal
Over 620 species of plants
(Source: FWS)

We thank photojournalist Jessica Plance for her creative work!

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