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The Everglades and Seasonal Change--Tourism, Animals, and Weather

Posted by Wild Florida on Sep 8, 2014 5:16:55 AM

Winter is coming! Well, actually, fall is coming, and seasonal changes in the Everglades have a unique effect on its native inhabitants and on those taking a Florida airboat ride. In the Everglades, there are only two recognized seasons: the wet season, and the dry season. Currently, we’re in the wet season, which lasts from May through November. During this time, the average temperature coasts around 90°F, with humidity soaring over 90%, and a head index surpassing 100°F.

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Topics: Everglades, Florida Everglades, Visit Orlando, Airboat Tours

Wild Florida Welcomes a Baby Wallaby to their Park

Posted by Wild Florida on Dec 27, 2013 4:19:24 AM

Wild Florida, the best natural airboat experience in the state, has announced the arrival of a new baby wallaby.

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Topics: Press Releases, Visit Orlando, Airboat Tours

History of the air boat

Posted by Wild Florida on Aug 20, 2013 11:09:20 AM

Air boat rides in Florida is one of the most popular ecotourism attractions in the state. However, not many of us know many facts about air boats, such as how long they have been around, other practical uses like rescue, military and research.

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Topics: Everglades, Kissimmee Chain Of Lakes, Visit Orlando, Airboat Tours

Gator Popularity takes off, thanks to reality TV shows.

Posted by Wild Florida on Aug 16, 2013 10:01:16 AM

The popularity of alligator hunting has taken off in the past couple years. In Florida since 2009, Alligator tags given out have increased by over 2,000. Some of the residents admit to viewing some of the reality shows like; Swamp People, and Gator Boys, and then wanting to reproduce what they see. Unfortunately, the reality shows may have caused an increase in illegal hunting says one Florida gator hunter, “They watch it on TV and think hell, I can do that”.

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Topics: Everglades, Natural Florida, Visit Orlando, Airboat Tours, Florida Wildlife, Wildlife Park, Alligators, Endangered Animals, Swamps