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The nearest seashore lies 170 kilometers away (105 miles), and yet these salt-loving shrubs didn't just get up and walk away from the coastline for a fresh drink on the banks of the San Pedro river.
Combined genetic, geologic, and botanical research has now confirmed what many locals and scientists have suspected : this was once an ancient saltwater mangrove ecosystem left stranded during the last ice age, when the oceans receded.
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