The reeds of the swamps in Bandhavgarh National Park, India, camouflage a Bengal tiger. Bandhavgarh National Park has one of the healthiest populations of Bengal tigers in the world.

Photograph by Michael Nichols

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A swamp is an area of land permanently saturated, or filled, with water

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Encyclopedic entry. A wetland is an area of land that is either covered by water or saturated with water.