Piles of shells on Sanibel . . . still (August 8, 2013)

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Sarah works at a popular retail store out here (on Sanibel) and hears the complaint “they’re aren’t any shells out there”  . . .   often. Or, the comment “every year there are less and less shells”. Nonsense! I took this picture just yesterday.  PILES of shells – literally!  The fact is, you never really […]

The River Water Blues

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Lately, there have been reported incidences of large saw fish being caught off Sanibel beaches.  While I have never heard of this before, I do know several people who have caught saw fish . . . but always in the Caloosahatchee River – which if you travel it far enough east, you will wind up […]

A herd of fighting conchs – super low tide – Sanibel beach access 6

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Yesterday, Sarah and I came upon a herd of fighting conchs who were “adjusting” to a super-low tide.  I was able to get this video with my phone. These guys travel together, are herbivores, have a trunk like a elephant and eyes – COOL!  They are called fighting conchs due to the fact that if […]