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Updated: 06/11/2014 11:05:30AM

Enjoy nature’s sounds at Six Mile

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SUN PHOTO BY CHRISTY FEINBERG

A two-headed bird? An anhinga swims in a pond at Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve in Fort Myers.

SUN PHOTO BY CHRISTY FEINBERG

A cottonmouth snake curls up next to a stick, making it difficult to spot near the boardwalk at Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve.

SUN PHOTO BY CHRISTY FEINBERG

Even the bicycle rack is cleverly designed at Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve.

SUN PHOTO BY CHRISTY FEINBERG

A boat-tailed grackle ruffles his feathers and makes some noise while in a tree.

SUN PHOTO BY CHRISTY FEINBERG

A spinybacked orb weaver spider sits in his web.

SUN PHOTO BY CHRISTY FEINBERG

Epiphytes, or air plants, can be seen all over Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve.

SUN PHOTO BY CHRISTY FEINBERG

A squirrel grabs a snack at Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve in Fort Myers.

SUN PHOTO BY CHRISTY FEINBERG

Robin Baker, 9, and Reese Baker, 5, of Rockwell, Texas, pause to look at the cottonmouth snake curled up a few feet away from the boardwalk.

SUN PHOTO BY CHRISTY FEINBERG

Two Florida red-bellied cooters lounge on a log recently at Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve in Fort Myers. See more photos on page 7.

Live like a tourist

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