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Wild Florida Blog | Florida Wildlife

Why Florida airboat rides will be the best thing you do all summer

Posted by Sam Haught on Jul 15, 2017 9:55:00 AM

Ever gone on Everglades airboat tours? If not, now is the best time to try it out! With an airboat ride in Orlando, you'll have the chance to see more than 350 species of wildlife native to the Sunshine State. Sure, most people know Orlando is home to some awesome theme parks and attractions, but with our airboat rides, you can see the wild side of Florida. Here are four reasons why Florida airboat rides will be the best summer experience ever! 

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Topics: Airboat Tours, Florida Wildlife, Airboat Rides

5 facts that surprise people the most about alligators in Florida

Posted by Sam Haught on Jul 8, 2017 8:29:00 AM

While they may not rank the highest on being the most friendly or cuddliest animals, alligators are certainly one of the most fascinating, dare we say... coolest animals out there. From the power behind their jaws and the agility these animals showcase in the water, it's no surprise why tourists and locals alike are so drawn to learn more about them. Everglades airboat rides are certainly one of the coolest ways to view alligators, but, it's not your only option. You'll find our Gator Pond in the heart of our Gator Park (what some may call an alligator park) full of over 100 rescued and Wild.

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Topics: Crocodiles And Alligators, Florida Wildlife, Alligators, Gator and Wildlife Park, Airboat Rides

#AskTheExpert: Alligators, porcupines, macaws, and more!

Posted by Sam Haught on Apr 16, 2017 5:16:52 PM

It’s that time again, when we answer any questions our guests have in our #AskTheExpert blog. We get a bunch of questions year-round about our animals (and, of course, our airboats!), so we decided to start this series last year to help educate our guests.

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Topics: Florida Wildlife, About Wild Florida

What you can do to protect the Everglades and its wildlife

Posted by Sam Haught on Mar 16, 2017 10:23:51 AM

Did you know? The Florida Everglades covers 2 million acres and is home to over 350 species of wildlife. That’s a big chunk of our planet! Many animals depend on this National Park and it’s up to us to protect it. Although the Everglades is important for our wildlife, it impacts the residents of Florida, too! So, in honor of participating in National Wildlife Federation's Wildlife Week, here are a few ways that you can help protect the Everglades and the animals that call it home.

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Topics: Florida Everglades, Florida Wildlife, Fish And Wildlife