You may have heard of Crusher, our celebrity North American alligator, or Guy, the selfie-loving two-toed sloth, but what about Watson the watusi or our new reticulated giraffe? After exploring your wild side on the waters of Lake Cypress during an airboat tour, buckle up for our wildest ride yet. Our Drive-thru Safari Park will take you from the swamps of Florida to continents around the world in just a one-hour tour.
We're all for adventure, but first... let's take a selfie! What may have seemed like just the newest social media trend, the 'selfie' has become a social behavior people do to capture meaningful events like your bridesmaids' brunch, meeting your favorite celeb, and, of course, family vacations. Because, if you didn't take a selfie, did it really even happen? If you're planning a trip to Florida, here are seven spots in Wild Florida that will make all your friends wish they could've joined in on your selfie during your visit.
Native Floridians are no strangers to hurricanes. But that doesn't necessarily make severe storms any less scary. While many people may have the option to evacuate before the storm, that doesn't always mean pets or animals can get away, too. So, as we stock up on water, batteries and canned goods for our homes, we thought it would be important to share the measures we take to ensure the safety of our animals and the Wild Florida facility in preparation for Hurricane Irma. Walking through the Gator and Wildlife Park, you'll notice a fair amount of vegetation inside and around the exhibits, as.