From storm drains to golf courses, we've all seen alligators in weird places on the news and, for some of you, probably in your own backyard. But... what about getting up close to them in a fun and safe way? This year, we've added a new and long awaited experience here at Wild Florida... a gator encounter! On the blog, we'll go over four things that could happen during your Gator Encounter at our place.
We're obsessed with alligators here at Wild Florida. If you love gators as much as we do, then you're probably excited to bring home some awesome alligator-themed gifts from your trip. Here are four Florida gifts every visitor should take home to show their friends and family.
While they may not rank the highest on being the most friendly or cuddliest animals, alligators are certainly one of the most fascinating, dare we say... coolest animals out there. From the power behind their jaws and the agility these animals showcase in the water, it's no surprise why tourists and locals alike are so drawn to learn more about them. Everglades airboat rides are certainly one of the coolest ways to view alligators, but, it's not your only option. You'll find our Gator Pond in the heart of our Gator and Wildlife Park, full of over 100 rescued and Wild Florida native alligators, with experts inside to tell you more about them. On the blog, we go over five facts about alligators that surprise our guests the most when they visit.
With Florida's population growing year after year, humans and alligators are running into each other more frequently. Because of these meet-ups (whether they're intentional or not), the state of Florida has created laws on how humans should handle, approach, and interact with alligators. In this blog, we go over three Florida alligator laws every Floridan should know.