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Flying Mangroves in Downtown Miami? A Curious Case, Indeed

If you happened to see a cluster of mangrove trees suspended in midair last month, no need to worry—your eyes haven’t gotten the best of you yet. On December 6th, the first living organisms were ready to make their new home in our museum. Five red mangroves (Rhizophora mangle, as they like to be formally introduced), ranging from 14 to 19 feet and weighing an average of 2,500 pounds, were installed by a hundred-foot crane in our Mangrove Habitat. After... Read More

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