Data about <i>Egretta caerulea</i>

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Distribution

 
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18.21 degrees
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44.85 degrees
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-97.8 degrees
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-65.4 degrees
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Allegheny Highlands forests
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Alto Paraná Atlantic forests
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Amazon-Orinoco-Southern Caribbean mangroves
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Appalachian mixed mesophytic forests
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Appalachian-Blue Ridge forests
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Apure-Villavicencio dry forests
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Araucaria moist forests
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Araya and Paria xeric scrub
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Atlantic Coast restingas
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Atlantic coastal pine barrens
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Atlantic dry forests
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Bahamian pine mosaic
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Bahamoan-Antillean mangroves
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Bahia coastal forests
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Bahia interior forests
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Baja California desert
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Bajío dry forests
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Balsas dry forests
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Belizean pine forests
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Beni savanna
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Bermuda subtropical conifer forests
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Caatinga
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California coastal sage and chaparral
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California interior chaparral and woodlands
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California montane chaparral and woodlands
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Campos Rupestres montane savanna
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Caqueta moist forests
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Caribbean shrublands
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Catatumbo moist forests
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Cauca Valley dry forests
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Cauca Valley montane forests
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Central American Atlantic moist forests
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Central American dry forests
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Central American montane forests
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Central American pine-oak forests
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Central and Southern mixed grasslands
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Central Andean dry puna
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Central Andean puna
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Central Canadian Shield forests
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Central forest-grasslands transition
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Central tall grasslands
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Central U.S. hardwood forests
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Cerrado
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Chiapas Depression dry forests
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Chiapas montane forests
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Chimalapas montane forests
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Chiquitano dry forests
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Chocó-Darién moist forests
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Colorado Plateau shrublands
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Cordillera La Costa montane forests
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Cordillera Oriental montane forests
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Costa Rican seasonal moist forests
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Cuban cactus scrub
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Cuban dry forests
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Cuban moist forests
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Cuban pine forests
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Cuban wetlands
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Dry Chaco
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East Central Texas forests
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Eastern Cordillera real montane forests
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Eastern forest-boreal transition
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Eastern Great Lakes lowland forests
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Eastern Panamanian montane forests
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Ecuadorian dry forests
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Edwards Plateau savanna
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Enriquillo wetlands
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Everglades
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Flint Hills tall grasslands
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Guajira-Barranquilla xeric scrub
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Guianan Freshwater swamp forests
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Guianan Highlands moist forests
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Guianan moist forests
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Guianan savanna
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Gulf of St. Lawrence lowland forests
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Gurupa varzea
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Hispaniolan dry forests
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Hispaniolan moist forests
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Hispaniolan pine forests
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Iquitos varzea
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Isthmian-Atlantic moist forests
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Isthmian-Pacific moist forests
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Jalisco dry forests
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Jamaican dry forests
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Jamaican moist forests
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Japurá-Solimoes-Negro moist forests
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Juruá-Purus moist forests
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La Costa xeric shrublands
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Lara-Falcón dry forests
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Leeward Islands moist forests
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Lesser Antillean dry forests
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Llanos
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Madeira-Tapajós moist forests
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Magdalena Valley dry forests
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Magdalena Valley montane forests
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Magdalena-Urabá moist forests
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Maracaibo dry forests
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Marajó varzea
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Maranhao Babaτu forests
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Marañón dry forests
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Mato Grosso seasonal forests
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Mesoamerican Gulf-Caribbean mangroves
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Middle Atlantic coastal forests
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Miskito pine forests
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Mississippi lowland forests
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Monte Alegre varzea
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Motagua Valley thornscrub
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Napo moist forests
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Nearctic
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Nebraska Sand Hills mixed grasslands
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Negro-Branco moist forests
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Neotropical
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New England-Acadian forests
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Northeastern Brazil restingas
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Northeastern coastal forests
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Northern California coastal forests
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Northern Mesoamerican Pacific mangroves
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Northern mixed grasslands
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Northern short grasslands
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Northern tall grasslands
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Northwestern Andean montane forests
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Oaxacan montane forests
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Orinoco Delta swamp forests
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Orinoco wetlands
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Ozark Mountain forests
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Panamanian dry forests
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Pantanal
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Pantanos de Centla
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Pantepuis
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Paraguana xeric scrub
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Patía Valley dry forests
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Pernambuco coastal forests
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Pernambuco interior forests
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Petén-Veracruz moist forests
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Pindare moist forests
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Piney Woods forests
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Puerto Rican dry forests
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Puerto Rican moist forests
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Purus varzea
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Purus-Madeira moist forests
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Rio Negro campinarana
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Santa Marta montane forests
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Serra do Mar coastal forests
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Sierra de la Laguna dry forests
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Sierra de los Tuxtlas
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Sierra Madre de Chiapas moist forest
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Sierra Madre de Oaxaca pine-oak forests
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Sierra Madre del Sur pine-oak forests
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Sinaloan dry forests
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Sinú Valley dry forests
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Solimoes-Japurá moist forest
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Sonoran desert
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Sonoran-Sinaloan transition subtropical dry forest
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South American Pacific mangroves
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Southeastern conifer forests
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Southeastern mixed forests
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Southern Atlantic mangroves
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Southern Great Lakes forests
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Southern Mesoamerican Pacific mangroves
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Southern Pacific dry forests
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Southwest Amazon moist forests
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Talamancan montane forests
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Tamaulipan mezquital
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Tapajós-Xingu moist forests
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Texas blackland prairies
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Trans-Mexican Volcanic Belt pine-oak forests
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Trinidad and Tobago moist forests
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Tumbes-Piura dry forests
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Uatuma-Trombetas moist forests
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Ucayali moist forests
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Upper Midwest forest-savanna transition
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Venezuelan Andes montane forests
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Veracruz dry forests
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Veracruz moist forests
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Veracruz montane forests
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Western Ecuador moist forests
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Western Great Lakes forests
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Western Gulf Coastal grasslands
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Western short grasslands
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Windward Islands moist forests
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Xingu-Tocantins-Araguaia moist forests
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Yucatán dry forests
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Yucatán moist forests
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Physical Description

 
body mass max
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315 g female
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364 g male
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body mass average
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396 g
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weight
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339.5 g adult
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Ecology

 
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animal habitation
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aquatic habitat
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bay
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coast
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coast
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coast
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coast
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estuary
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forest
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forest
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fresh water
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freshwater habitat
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grassland
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grassland
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lagoon
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lake
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marine habitat
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marsh
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pond
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saline water
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scrubland
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shoreline
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swamp
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water body
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wetland
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wetland
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woodland
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Boreal Forests (Taiga)
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Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
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Flooded Grasslands and Savannas
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Mangroves
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Mediterranean Forests, woodlands and scrubs
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Montane Grasslands and Shrublands
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Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
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Temperate Coniferous Forests
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Temperate Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
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Tropical and Subtropical Coniferous Forests
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Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests
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Tropical and subtropical grasslands, savannas, and shrublands
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Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
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Life History and Behavior

 
clutch/brood/litter size
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4
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onset of fertility
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365 days female
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365 days male
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litters per year
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1 per year
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total life span max
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13.9
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growth rate
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0.26 per day
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prenatal development duration
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23 days
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Conservation

 
population trend
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Decreasing
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conservation status
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least concern
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extinction status
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extant
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