Wild Florida Blog

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

8 Wild Florida souvenirs that make for great last-minute holiday gifts

Posted by Sam Haught on Dec 22, 2016 10:27:50 AM

Everyone can agree that holiday gift shopping is a bit stressful. You know the perfect gift is out there, but it’s just not that easy to find. Well, the secret to gift giving is to find a gift the person normally wouldn’t buy for themselves. You may be thinking, That’s easier said than done, but don’t worry, we’ve got some ideas – you just have to get to the store (or our gift shop) to find them! So, whether your loved one is a Florida native, or Florida is their go-to vacation spot, these eight unique gifts will remind them of the Sunshine State (and be their favorite presents under the tree)!

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Topics: Central Florida, Wildlife Park

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