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PHOTO: Waiting for supper

A trio of great white egret chicks clamor for more food as one of their parents stands by in a rookery at Port Royal's Cypress Wetlands, which was officially opened on May 15.
A trio of great white egret chicks clamor for more food as one of their parents stands by in a rookery at Port Royal's Cypress Wetlands, which was officially opened on May 15.

The Outtake: After the ceremony, staff photographer Jay Karr took a tour of the park, which features a walkway around the wetlands that are only a block from Paris Avenue and contain an active egret rookery. In this photo, a great white egret stands above its three chicks as they clamor to be fed.

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