First National Wildlife Refuge: Florida’s Indian River Was Ground Zero of America’s Bloody Conservation History

First National Wildlife Refuge: Florida’s Indian River Was Ground Zero of America’s Bloody Conservation History

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pelican Island
Back around 1900, feathers in hats were all the rage in women’s fashion. Market hunters wiped out egret and pelican rookeries in Florida to feed the demand.

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April 14, 2017 at 03:45AM

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