Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge

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Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge information

Established in 1937, the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge is a national gem, encompassing 396,000 acres of bog in a giant saucer-shaped depression that was once part of the ocean floor. The swamp is home to an estimated 9000 to 15,000 alligators, 234 bird species, 49 types of mammal and 60 amphibian species.