Have you ever wondered what would happen if you ate lots and lots of shellfish – but didn’t take out the trash for a whopping 600 years?
For a clue, take a peek at my video of Turtle Mound in Canaveral National Seashore!
The Timucuan Indians lived on the abundant marine life of Mosquito Lagoon, and the midden in my video – essentially a trash heap of 600 years worth of discarded shells – is the result! How cool is that?
Insider’s Tip: Canaveral National Seashore is located a splash south of New Smyrna Beach. This fabulous natural treasure boasts the longest expanse of pristine shore in Florida. When you explore it, bring water, sunscreen, snacks and insect repellent: Once you’re in the park; there aren’t any stores.