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8 animals native to Florida to visit in our Gator Park

Posted by Sam Haught on Jun 25, 2019 10:48:00 AM

In case you've never been to our Gator Park, we have more than 200 animals that call Wild Florida "home." Half of our 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. In this blog, we'll give you a brief overview of eight Florida animals you can meet during your.

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Topics: Wild Florida, Gator Park

What can I do at Wild Florida? Eat, Slothie, Airboat, Repeat.

Posted by Sam Haught on Jun 18, 2019 9:52:00 AM

We're known for our Florida adventure tours that can take you from exploring the Everglades at high speeds to stepping inside the exhibit of a 1,000 pound alligator. But those are just at the tip of the ice burg in terms of everything else you can do at Wild Florida. So, if you're asking yourself, "What can I do at Wild Florida?", look no further. Animal lovers – Do you dream of working with animals all day long? We can turn that dream into a reality with our animal keeper for a day program. It could be the most exciting job title you've ever had!

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Topics: Airboat Tours, Chomp House Grill, Animal Encounters, Wild Florida, Gator Park

Here's what you'll love about a day trip to Wild Florida

Posted by Sam Haught on Apr 18, 2019 10:49:00 AM

Between grocery store runs and extra-curricular activities, the weekends are usually a time for families to break away from the weekday routines and do something fun together. But with overcrowded theme parks and summer events only making up for a few hours of entertainment, it can be hard to find something to do that won't leave you frustrated or have your kids wanting to do more. If you're debating on whether you should commit to driving out to our place, here are a few reasons why you and your family won't regret the trip (and will love the adventure).

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Topics: Airboat Tours, About Wild Florida, Gator and Wildlife Park, Animal Encounters, Wild Florida

Why prescribed burns are necessary for Florida's ecosystem

Posted by Sam Haught on Mar 11, 2019 10:49:00 AM

When touring the headwaters of the Florida Everglades on one of our airboats, you may have seen one of our favorite parts of native Florida. Not just the headwaters of the Florida Everglades, but a real working cattle ranch. Brahman cattle are something you're sure to see on the ranch, and this time of year you may see evidence of a prescribed burn, too.

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Topics: Natural Florida, Florida Wildlife