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3 Florida alligator laws every local should know

Posted by Sam Haught on Jun 29, 2017 3:02:52 PM

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. 

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Topics: Wildlife Park, Alligators, Gator and Wildlife Park

Why owning an exotic pet isn't a good idea

Posted by Sam Haught on Feb 16, 2017 12:25:29 PM

Owning an exotic animal sounds like a cool idea when you compare it to owning a normal household pet, but when you stop to think about all the extra work (and potential danger) it involves, you might just change your mind. Every state has different regulations and requirements, but today we'll cover Florida. Before you go out and purchase a wild animal in Florida, it's important to know the rules and follow them in order to keep the animal safe and in a comfortable environment. Below, we’re sharing why owning an exotic pet isn't the best idea and everything you should know before making one a part of your family!

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Topics: Florida Wildlife, Wildlife Park

5 swamp-inspired treats that will make your Valentine swoon

Posted by Sam Haught on Feb 10, 2017 1:54:20 PM

Valentine's Day is a day for you to celebrate the love of your life and treat them to a day of sweets, adventure and all of their favorite things. To top off the bouquet of roses you were looking at buying, we have a few suggestions on some final, edible touches to complete your sweetheart's present. For all of our animal lovers (or for those of you whose partners are obsessed with animals), here's a list of five swamp-inspired Valentine's Day treats that will be sure to leave the love of your life swooning. 

 

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Topics: Wildlife Park, Gator and Wildlife Park, Wild Florida

5 animals that should've made it to the Grammys

Posted by Sam Haught on Feb 8, 2017 3:40:00 PM

The 59th Annual Grammy Awards is right around the corner, and although we’re excited to see who brings home the most titles, we think The Recording Academy left a few nominees off the list. Even though these guys haven’t produced any albums recently, they sure do practice around the clock… Even in the wee hours of the night. They perform for all sorts of audiences and rarely get stage fright. So, without further ado, we’d like to introduce you to five animals that should’ve made it to the Grammys this year!

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Topics: Wildlife Park, Wild Florida

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