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08 Jun 2018

It’s a Hot One!

Check out our tips for a successful summer visit to the Central Florida Zoo Tips for Humans Hydrate. Please bring a refillable water bottle with you on your visit. Remember, start hydrating the…

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05 Jun 2018

Charity Navigator 4-star Rating

(Sanford, FL, June 5, 2018) – Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens’s strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency have earned it a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent…

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23 May 2018

Two New Residents in Barnyard Buddies

Donkeys are now in the Barnyard Buddies Children’s Zoo! Hee-haw! Meet Charming and Jim. May 23, 2018 (Sanford, FL) – The Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens is very excited to announce the…

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18 May 2018

Eastern Indigo Snakes Released in Alabama

Halfway Point Reached at Alabama Release Site May 18, 2018 (Sanford, FL)  – The Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens is very excited to announce that 20 eastern indigo snakes were released…

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10 Apr 2018

April 10 is Gopher Tortoise Day!

Raising Awareness for One of Our Most Important Species April 10, 2018 (Sanford, FL) – The Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens joins other Florida counties, cities, and various entities in adopting…

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