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How Wild Florida is preparing for Hurricane Irma

Posted by Wild Florida on Sep 7, 2017 8:46:00 AM

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.

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Topics: Wildlife Park, Eco Tours, Gator and Wildlife Park, Wild Florida

4 Bitmojis you can send your friends from Wild Florida

Posted by Sam Haught on May 8, 2017 4:07:52 PM

Every day, there seems to be some new, "trending" social media app. Despite your phone storage issues, curiousity gets the best of you and you find yourself making space on your phone to see what everyone's talking about. With more than 1,800 emojis available on iPhone and Andriod, it's safe to say that people love using emojis in texts, Instagram captions, and, for some brands, in advertisements! With this love for cute, expressive emojis, it's no suprise that people would be drawn to the app Bitmoji, where you create a mini you to accompany your messages. 

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Topics: Airboat Tours, Gator and Wildlife Park, Wild Florida

You think Shark Week is crazy? Here's what to expect during Gator Week!

Posted by Sam Haught on Apr 26, 2017 12:32:39 AM

With more than 200 alligators living in our Gator Pond inside our Gator and Wildlife Park, neighboring Lake Cypress with more wild, scaly friends, it’s no secret we know a thing or two about alligators. To share this knowledge, raise awareness, and share our passion for this fascinating, yet misunderstood creature, we'll be hosting our first ever Gator Week and giving everyone free admission into our Gator and Wildlife Park starting May 1st through May 6th! 

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Topics: Alligators, Events, Gator and Wildlife Park, Wild Florida, Airboat Rides

3 celebs from the Oscars who might have borrowed their looks from our animals

Posted by Sam Haught on Mar 1, 2017 2:34:03 PM

The annual Academy Awards ceremony is a time to come together and rave about the year's best movies, actors, and of course, what the stars are wearing. With the need to stand out from the other celebs walking down the red carpet, many go out of the way to find unique, one-of-a-kind dresses and suits. Playing with different fabrics and textures, designers draw inspiration from the weirdest (or sometimes wildest things) to come up with their breaktaking outfits. While the glitz and glam is always eye-catching, a few celebrities really stood out to us with their slight animal inspirations. On.

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Topics: Airboat Tours, Events, Wild Florida