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Hondurian mangrove swamps
In Honduras, Pacific and Carribean coastlines are fronted by marshy tidal wetlands supporting extensive mangrove swamps. Mangrove trees thrive at the boundary between land and sea, where no other tree species can live. This unusual tree, that appears to be standing on tippy-toes, is able to withstand high levels of salt. Its network of roots is a nursery for many fish and shellfish species.
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