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#ClimateCryptids: Skunk Ape

October 2023 (approx.)

Detailed Description

After a hard day's work creepin' the swamps and backroads of the Everglades, you just want to sit back and relax into a nice, tepid bath of frog larvae and pond scum. But only a properly working wetland that's filtering water, storing carbon, reducing flooding, and providing important habitat can give your gnarled, human-like hair this kind of silky sheen.

Expanded Alt Text: A content-looking ape-like creature bathing in a shadowy swamp. The text reads "Wetlands filter water, store carbon, reduce flooding, and provide important habitat for plants, wildlife, and other swamp-loving creatures."


Public Domain.