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Waterwood is the name used by the locals of Fayette County, Georgia, to describe a swamp approximately 4 acres (16,000 m2) in area. It is located .47 miles northeast of Inman Road Beach City, Georgia

Fayette County, Georgia County in the United States

Fayette County is a county located in the north central portion of the U.S. state of Georgia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 106,567. Fayette County was established in 1821. The county seat, Fayetteville, was established in 1823. Much of Fayette County is bordered on the east side by the Flint River.

Wildlife

Waterwood is home to a stunning variety of flora and fauna. The following animals have been observed in the area: white-tailed deer, split-fin minnow, honeybee, great horned owl, bluejay, black rat snake, water moccasin, copperhead snake. Waterwood is also home to many species of semi-aquatic shrubs, including blue-lance and river crowns. The area is full of trees drowned during the swamp's forming. The trees have fallen to form bridges traversing the entire area. The trees decaying in the swamp's water results in the water taking in on a color similar to dark tea. The water is also rich in nutrients, allowing it to support a large population of microscopic life forms.

White-tailed deer species of mammal

The white-tailed deer, also known as the whitetail or Virginia deer, is a medium-sized deer native to the United States, Canada, Mexico, Central America, and South America as far south as Peru and Bolivia. It has also been introduced to New Zealand, Cuba, Jamaica, Hispaniola, the Bahamas, the Lesser Antilles, and some countries in Europe, such as Finland, the Czech Republic, Romania and Serbia. In the Americas, it is the most widely distributed wild ungulate.

Great horned owl species of large owl native to the Americas

The great horned owl, also known as the tiger owl or the hoot owl, is a large owl native to the Americas. It is an extremely adaptable bird with a vast range and is the most widely distributed true owl in the Americas. Its primary diet is rabbits and hares, rats and mice, and voles, although it freely hunts any animal it can overtake, including rodents and other small mammals, larger mid-sized mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and invertebrates. In ornithological study, the great horned owl is often compared to the Eurasian eagle-owl, a closely related species, which despite the latter's notably larger size, occupies the same ecological niche in Eurasia, and the red-tailed hawk, with which it often shares similar habitat, prey, and nesting habits by day, thus is something of a diurnal ecological equivalent. The great horned owl is one of the earliest nesting birds in North America, often laying eggs weeks or even months before other raptorial birds.

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References

Karlyle, James. "Fayette County Oposunt 2002". Copyright 2002. Routon Publishing, Beaufort, Sc.