The joy of walking the land again

My wife, Edith, and I are biologists, and we do a lot of fieldwork. About three years ago, we were near Huntsville, Alabama, looking for Fern Cave and a rare plant that we thought grew there, the Hart's tongue fern.

The cave's entrance is a sinkhole that is located on the side of Nat Mountain. There were no specific directions to the cave, so several times we hiked all over the mountain looking for sinkholes.

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