A swamp is a wetland that is forested.Many swamps are along large rivers,where they are critically dependent uponnatural water level. Other swamps are onthe shores of large lakes.
The answer is: North America North America has more important swamps, but important swamps are also located in Asia, Africa and Latin America A swap in southern Louisiana, USA
Swamps are usually warm and wet. Someanimals live low in the water somefish, crayfish, tadpoles, alligators, birds andlots of different insects.
Some swamps have hammocks, ordry-land protrusions, coveredby aquatic vegetation, or vegetationthat tolerates periodical inundation.http://www.illinoiswildflowers.info/wetland/files/swamps.htm
Forested Swamps Are dominated by the bald cypress and tupelo gum trees. They also have other varieties of trees and plants. They provide homes to many animals like deer, beaver, otter, muskrat, fox, black bear, frogs, snakes, turtles, and a large variety of birds. The difference between the forested swamp and the shrub swamp is that the forested swamp has lots of trees and is often covered by a layer of old leaves.
Shrub Swamps A shrub swamp is a swamp that has mostly shrubs in it rather than trees. It is dominated by grass, algae, reeds, and many types of shrubs. Herons and other birds like shrub swamps because of the abundant food supply.
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