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Lion Country Safari

2003 Lion Country Safari Road

Loxahatchee, FL 33470-3977

(561) 793-1084 – Local Phone

Website: http://www.lioncountrysafari.com/


Twitter: https://twitter.com/#!/lioncountry

Florida’s only drive-through safari and walk-through amusement park invites you to spend the day on safari with over 900 animals. With animal displays and encounters, animal feeding experiences, 6 rides, water sprayground, food, shopping and more, you are sure to have a memorable experience at Lion Country Safari.

Conservation Efforts:

Lion Country Safari is home to these endangered species: African Lion, Aldabra Tortoise,Brown Pelican, Chimpanzees, Cuban Crocodile, Nile Lechwe, White handed Gibbons, Rhinoceros Iguana, Sarus Cranes, Siamang, Spider Monkeys, and Southern White Rhinoceros.

Participation in SSPs (Species Survival Plans):

Lion Country Safari participates in SSPs for the following species: Lion, Chimpanzee. Siamang and Gibbon, Crocodile, and Rhinoceros.

The Safari has recently had a significant birth with Laini (endangered in Swahili) a new female White rhinoceros born to Bloom, who was also born at Lion Country Safari about 9 years ago.

To learn more about conservation efforts at the Lion Country Safari, please visit: http://www.lioncountrysafari.com/conservation.html  


Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo

1101 W. Sligh Avenue

Tampa, FL 33604-5958

(813) 935-8552 – Local Phone

Website: http://www.lowryparkzoo.com/

More than 1,700 animals, housed in 56 acres of lush natural habitats. With engaging interactive exhibits visitors can enjoy close, but safe contact with many species in the Zoo. Guests can see most animals in one of eight habitat areas. After your virtual safari, make sure you come to visit Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo!


St. Augustine Alligator Farm

999 Anastasia Blvd

St. Augustine, FL 32080

(904) 829-6677 – Local Phone

Website: http://www.alligatorfarm.com/

Crocodile Crossing is an aerial adventure in the tree tops above our zoo!It is an obstacle course with more than 50 different challenges, including 7 zips over the zoo! It is the first challenge course in the world over a zoo! It is your chance to get a birds-eye-view above crocodiles, caiman, alligators, and more. You will even be at eye level with our toucans and hornbills.


Sea World Orlando

7007 Sea World Drive

Orlando, FL 32821-8097

(407) 351-3600 – Local Phone

Website: http://www.seaworld.org/

SeaWorld Orlando is a theme park, and marine-life based zoological park, near Orlando, Florida. It is owned and operated by SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment, a subsidiary of The Blackstone Group. When combined with its neighbor Discovery Cove and the Aquatica waterpark, it forms a larger entertainment complex devoted to Earth’s oceans and the array of life that inhabits them.


Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo

3000 NW 83rd Street

Gainesville, FL 32606-6200

(352) 395-5601 – Local Phone

Website: http://www.sfcollege.edu/zoo/

The Teaching Zoo is operated as a part of Santa Fe College’s Zoo Animal Technology Program; it is the premier wild animal technology program in the United States. Supervised by the professional staff of the Teaching Zoo, the students get hands-on experience in every aspect of wild animal care, from daily care to habitat construction and maintenance, and working with the public.

Conservation Efforts:

There are a range of endangered species at the Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo. Species listed as Endangered from IUCN: White handed Gibbons, Matchie’s Tree Kangaroos, Perdido Key Beach Mouse, Red Ruffed Lemur, White handed gibbon, Guam rail (extinct in the wild), Burmese Brown tortoise (aka Brown Forest tortoise). Species listed as endangered through the USFWS (endangered species act): Perdido Key Beach Mouse, Ocelot

Participation in SSPs (Species Survival Plans):

The Santa Fe Teaching Zoo participates in SSPs for White handed Gibbons, Matchie’s Tree Kangaroos, Red Ruffed Lemur, Burmese Brown tortoise (aka Brown Forest tortoise), and the Ocelot.


Palm Beach Zoo

1301 Summit Blvd

West Palm Beach, FL 33405-3035

(561) 533-0887 – Local Phone

Website: http://www.palmbeachzoo.org/

Tiger Cam: http://www.palmbeachzoo.org/tiger-cam.html

The Zoological Society of the Palm Beaches exists to protect wildlife and wildlife habitat, and to inspire others to value and conserve the natural world.

Naples Zoo

1590 Goodlette-Frank Road

Naples, FL 43102-5260

(239) 262-5409 – Local Phone

Website: http://www.napleszoo.org/

In Naples Zoo, you’ll find exotic animals surrounded by the mature trees and exotic plants of a historic tropical garden founded in 1919. As the botanical collection was planted fifty years before the animals were introduced, the exhibits carefully maximize the space around decades old trees. Because of this special need to conserve space, you will be very close to the animals — often just three or four steps away!

Mote Marine Aquarium

1600 Ken Thompson Parkway

Sarasota, FL 34236-1096

(941) 388-4441 – Local Phone

Website: http://www.mote.org/

Mote Marine Laboratory has been a leader in marine research since it was founded in 1955. Today, we incorporate public outreach as a key part of our mission.

Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens

370 Zoo Parkway

Jacksonville, FL 32218-5799

(904) 757-4463 – Local Phone

Website: http://www.jacksonvillezoo.org/

Named Parents Magazine as the 14th Best Zoo in America for Kids.

Florida Aquarium

701 Channelside Drive

Tampa, FL 33602-5614

(813) 273-4000 – Local Phone

Website: http://www.flaquarium.org/

Nationally ranked as a “Top-5 Kid-Friendly Aquarium” by Parents Magazine, The Florida Aquarium is home to more than 20,000 aquatic plants and marine animals from around the world.


Brevard Zoo

8225 N. Wickham Road

Melbourne, FL 32940-7924

(321) 254-9453 – Local Phone

Website: http://www.brevardzoo.org/

A small group of people with a big dream…building a zoo. A world-class zoo that would serve as a conservation hub where people could gather to learn about animals. A place to escape from the urban world and get closer to nature, to be reminded of the diversity of the life with which we share this planet.