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5 things you might've missed during your first trip to Wild Florida

Posted by Sam Haught on Feb 28, 2019 4:17:46 PM

For the past seven years, our mission at Wild Florida has been to provide an unforgettable Florida wildlife experience that promotes a connection with animals in the Everglades while inspiring education and conservation. Starting with airboat rides in Florida, we quickly expanded our Gator Park and brought guests even closer with some of our animals by providing interactive animal encounters. Despite the efforts of the best planners, there's bound to be a few things you weren't able to do when you visited us for the first time. We're exploring five things you might've missed during your first.

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Topics: Wild Florida, Airboat Rides, Gator Park

10 emojis you can use when you visit Wild Florida

Posted by Sam Haught on Feb 21, 2019 9:30:00 AM

It doesn't matter whether you're an Android or Apple user, it's safe to say that we all love to use emojis. Consider them the cherry on top of your status update sundae. So whether you're posting a photo to Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter, throw a filter on your photo and add any – or all – of these emojis when you visit Wild Florida! (Be sure to use our official hashtags, too: #WildFlorida and #iloveWF!)

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Topics: Everglades, Florida Everglades, Airboat Tours, Experiences, Gator Park

8 animals native to Florida to visit in our Gator and Wildlife Park

Posted by Sam Haught on Aug 6, 2018 1:56:43 PM

In case you've never been to our Gator and Wildlife Park, we have more than 200 animals that call Wild Florida "home." Half of our Gator and Wildlife Park consists of exotic animals such as two-toed sloths, ring-tailed lemurs, Watusis, and zebras to give locals a chance to learn about animals located around the world. The other half of our Gator Park showcases all the animals native to Florida that provides visitors from different countries (and maybe even a few locals) a chance to learn something new about Florida's ecosystem. On the blog, we'll give you a brief overview of eight Florida.

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Topics: Gator and Wildlife Park, Wild Florida

A day in the life of Duke, our adorable bobcat

Posted by Sam Haught on Jul 18, 2018 5:33:00 PM

We all have a daily schedule or routine. Wake up, brush our teeth, get dressed, eat breakfast, head out the door to work (or maybe the beach if you're really lucky), and so on... Our animals are no different. They have a schedule of their own, too. While it may look like Duke, our bobcat, is just playing around most of the day, here is a brief look at his busy schedule inside our Gator Park. 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Let's be honest, most of us are not morning people. But for Duke, his energy level is much higher than the average house cat, which makes waking up much easier. However, in the wild,.

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Topics: Wildlife Park, Gator and Wildlife Park