2012 4 T H - 6 T H DECEMBER A LEX AND E R SPR I NGSm MAMA HAD LEFT BABY BEAR BY HIMSELF FOR THE DAY WHILE SHE WENT OFF ON HER OWN. The road in to the Springs Alexander Springs in the center of of the ground. The Spring puts forth 65 Florida’s Ocala National Forest is a million gallons of 72 degree water a day. fresh water spring that bubbles up from an underwater cave. The turquoise water below shows the heart of the Along with a bunch of squirrels we saw Springs that is 25-28 feet deep at that these animals our ﬁrst day there. point. From this place a river comes out WE SAW TWO ARMADILLOS BLACK VULTURES ON PARK BENCH
DECEMBER 5TH WE RENTED ACANOE AND SPENT 3 HOURS ON THE ALEXANDER RIVER
WE SNORKELED AFTER THE CANOE RIDE.THE SPRINGS IS A POPULAR DIVING SPOT.
THE NEXT DAY WE DID A BIKE RIDE FROM WE RODE ON SUGAR SAND UNDER BLUE SKYS AND BILLOWING CLOUDS TO CLEARWATER LAKE. MANY CRITTERS CROSSED OUR PATH
On the last day we did a Nature Walk WE SAW Live asOneTHE TIMUCUANS WERE APREHISTORIC CULTURE THAT LIVEHERE FOR THOUSANDS OF YEARS.SOME OF THEIR ANCESTORS ARE REDDY THE C ARDINA LKNOWN AS TODAY AS THESEMINOLE INDIANS. RIVER OTTERS FISH