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In addition, the animal’s long, flexible neck may have helped it strike unsuspecting prey much like today’s herons.
All this along a sickly body of sluggish, often fetid water that despite years of fitful improvements (the herons and striped bass are back again) still seems like the last place a person might want to live.
Among wildlife likely to be encountered during the seven days on the boat are pink and gray river dolphins; parrots, tiger herons, laughing falcons and other interesting birds; squirrel monkeys and capuchin monkeys; sloths; and poison dart frogs.
In a photo by Jose Garcia, a green snake wraps itself around the spear-like beak of a great heron, trying desperately to break free.
Egrets and herons pluck meals from the shoreline and fly by on their way to nesting islands.
In addition to swans, visitors can expect to see geese, herons, egrets, raptors and shorebirds.
The heron was growing tired and about to drop below the surface of the water, so an officer put on a life vest, swam to the bird and cut away the net.
In August, artists working with the nonprofit The Arts of Kenmore unveiled at City Hall a 32-by 47-foot canvas mural that features a heron standing in profile against a stylized sunset.
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