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Author: David

Peacock Sightings in Gulfport

There has been an increase in the number of peacock sightings in Gulfport lately, and since I run the tours at Jungle Prada some people have asked if I think there is a connection between our birds and the ones appearing here.  What I tell them is that we can probably trace the origin of…
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Narvaez Landing

St. Petersburg, Florida — On Holy Thursday, April 14th, 1528, four carracks and a brigandine carrying Florida’s second Spanish governor, conquistador Panfilo de Narvaez, sighted the entrance to a shallow bay on Pinellas County’s gulf coast.  With him were four-hundred men and forty-two horses, including Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca, and a North African man…
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