The Wild Side of Cuba

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He's been called the Ansel Adams of the Everglades. And landscape photographer and environmentalist Clyde Butcher has spent so much time in the marshy parts of Florida he says the alligators think he's a tree. To some he might resemble a large oak with Spanish moss for a beard. But there's no mistaking the twinkle in his green eyes as he talks about his work. Now Butcher is trying to bridge the distance between the people of Florida and Cuba by showing the wild side of the communist country in an exhibition at The Ringling Museum in Sarasota. WUSF's Susan Giles Wantuck spoke with him recently about trips to Cuba and his photographs.

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