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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

5 swamp-inspired treats that will make your Valentine swoon

Posted by Sam Haught on Feb 10, 2017 1:54:20 PM

Valentine's Day is a day for you to celebrate the love of your life and treat them to a day of sweets, adventure and all of their favorite things. To top off the bouquet of roses you were looking at buying, we have a few suggestions on some final, edible touches to complete your sweetheart's present. For all of our animal lovers (or for those of you whose partners are obsessed with animals), here's a list of five swamp-inspired Valentine's Day treats that will be sure to leave the love of your life swooning.   

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

5 animals that should've made it to the Grammys

Posted by Sam Haught on Feb 8, 2017 3:40:00 PM

The 59th Annual Grammy Awards is right around the corner, and although we’re excited to see who brings home the most titles, we think The Recording Academy left a few nominees off the list. Even though these guys haven’t produced any albums recently, they sure do practice around the clock… Even in the wee hours of the night. They perform for all sorts of audiences and rarely get stage fright. So, without further ado, we’d like to introduce you to five animals that should’ve made it to the Grammys this year!

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Topics: Wildlife Park, Wild Florida