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  • Enjoy the Sights & Sounds of the Naples Zoo

    Enjoy the Sights & Sounds of the Naples Zoo

    Another beautiful afternoon at Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens. Take a minute to enjoy a few of the many sights and sounds that make the gardens a delight for visitors throughout the year. Save up to $3 per person by purchasing your admission tickets online at: www.napleszoo.org

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  • Endangered Slender-Horned Gazelle at the Naples Zoo

    Endangered Slender-Horned Gazelle at the Naples Zoo

    See a trio of endangered gazelles native to the unforgiving and otherworldly dunes of the Sahara Desert. Known as slender-horned gazelles, as few as 250 of these elegant creatures may yet traverse northern Africa’s sand seas west of the Nile River. The new arrivals are part of a Species Survival Plan® for these endangered creatures. For eons, the small gazelles successfully survived in large numbers in their harsh desert environment. Today, only fragmented remnant populations wander the loose sands of […]

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  • Bird Rookery at the Naples Zoo

    Bird Rookery at the Naples Zoo

    For years, herons, egrets, ibis, anhingas, and other birds have nested at Naples Zoo – drawn by the natural protection against tree-climbing predators provided by the giant reptiles of Alligator Bay. This rookery is active in the spring and early summer. Over half a dozen species nest around the bay with an average of around 80 nests. Save up to $3 per person when you buy your admission tickets online. To learn more about the Naples Zoo, visit: www.napleszoo.org  

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  • Naples Zoo’s Black Bear Seated at Picnic Table Eating

    Naples Zoo’s Black Bear Seated at Picnic Table Eating

    We saw Naples Zoo’s picture of the black bear eating at the picnic table so we had to go and check it out for ourselves. Sure enough, shortly after their keeper put out their morning spread, out came the bears. First the female climbed up on the table and began eating. Then a few minutes later the male came out and had a seat at the table, just like a person! What a site!!! Visit the Naples Zoo at Caribbean […]

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  • Naples Zoo | Primate Expedition Cruise on Lake Victoria

    Naples Zoo | Primate Expedition Cruise on Lake Victoria

    At the dock on the shore of Lake Victoria, a Primate Expedition Cruise guide welcomes you aboard one of the catamarans for a fifteen to twenty minute cruise through islands of monkeys, lemurs, and apes living in natural habitats. As the catamarans float next to the islands, your guide narrates the interesting details about these fascinating animals. Many of these species are now classified as endangered in their native lands. Don’t forget your camera, as the opportunity for photography is […]

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  • See Rare Malayan Tigers at Naples Zoo’s Tiger Forest

    See Rare Malayan Tigers at Naples Zoo’s Tiger Forest

    The nation’s rarest tigers can be seen at Naples Zoo. All tigers are among the most endangered creatures sharing our planet and in North America the rarest of tigers are the Malayan tiger with just about 50 cats in the country. SHARE IF YOU CARE! Save up to $3 per person when you buy your tickets online. To learn more about Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens, visit: www.napleszoo.org Click here to follow the Naples Zoo on Facebook

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  • Number of Visitors to the Naples Zoo Increases

    Number of Visitors to the Naples Zoo Increases

    The Naples Zoo is seeing more than 360,000 guests a year. That’s double the number of visitors the zoo was seeing 10 ten years ago. Learn more about the zoo at: www.napleszoo.org  

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  • Red-Footed Tortoises at the Naples Zoo

    Red-Footed Tortoises at the Naples Zoo

    The red-footed tortoise is named for the colorful markings on its limbs and face. The species can reach 14 inches in length. Its greenish-brown shell displays upraised points on the central plates. The tortoises are omnivores, feeding on fruits, greens, plants, vegetables and dead animals it encounters. You can see the red-footed tortoise and other amazing creatures at Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens’ new “Wonders of the New World” exhibit. Learn more about the Naples Zoo at: www.napleszoo.org

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  • Wonders of the New World Exhibit at Naples Zoo

    Wonders of the New World Exhibit at Naples Zoo

    Wonders of the New World | South American Wildlife Bizarre. Cute. Amazing. These are just a few words people find themselves saying when they see some of the wondrous animals from South America. Come find out for yourself what words you come up with when you see visually striking monkeys that live in a small range in the forests of Colombia or giant relatives of the guinea pig found in the scrub deserts of Argentina – or the creature that […]

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  • Honey Badgers & Alligators at the Naples Zoo

    Honey Badgers & Alligators at the Naples Zoo

    Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens is now one of only four American zoos and the only zoo in the SE USA where you can see the African Honey Badger. These fearless and persistent creatures are recorded attacking cobras, shredding into beehives amidst the stinging swarm, and even chasing lions off their kills. All the more amazing when you consider this brashness is bottled inside a mere 25-pound creature with the deceptively friendly nickname of African honey badger. To learn more […]

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  • Connecting Children with Nature at the Naples Zoo

    Connecting Children with Nature at the Naples Zoo

    Naples Zoo President and CEO, Jack Mulvena, speaks briefly about the Zoo’s role in connecting children with nature and why it is so important. Learn more about the Naples Zoo at by visiting: www.napleszoo.com

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  • Tim Tetzlaff talks about the Naples Zoo and its Mission

    Tim Tetzlaff talks about the Naples Zoo and its Mission

    Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens seeks to delight you with the natural world to inspire the conservation of our planet’s wild areas and their wondrous inhabitants. As you enjoy the Zoo and historic garden, we want you to understand that all of us have great power to change the future for people and animals by what we purchase, how we live, and whom we support. Learn more about the Naples Zoo at: www.napleszoo.com

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  • Wild Fun from Apes to Zebras at the Naples Zoo!

    Wild Fun from Apes to Zebras at the Naples Zoo!

    Spend an hour or spend the day at the Naples Zoo! Hand-feed the Giraffe, take a Primate Expedition Cruise, learn about wildlife in Safari Canyon Open-air Theatre, and watch in awe as staff members hand-feed alligators at Alligator Bay! Naples Zoo seeks to delight you with the natural world to inspire the conservation of our planet’s wild areas and their wondrous inhabitants. As you enjoy the Zoo and historic garden, we want you to understand that all of us have […]

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  • Zebra at the Naples Zoo

    Zebra at the Naples Zoo

    Wild fun from apes to zebras! Shows cruises and more. It’s 2 attractions in one. Nationally accredited zoo & botanical garden. Learn more at: napleszoo.com

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  • Buff-Cheek Gibbon at Naples Zoo

    Buff-Cheek Gibbon at Naples Zoo

    At the dock on the shore of Lake Victoria, a Primate Expedition Cruise guide welcomes you aboard one of the catamarans for a fifteen to twenty minute cruise through islands of primates living in natural habitats. As the catamarans float next to the islands, your guide narrates the interesting details about these fascinating animals. Many of these species are now classified as endangered in their native lands. The opportunity for photography is exceptional. Learn more at: www.napleszoo.com/Visitor_Info/zoo-events/cruise.html

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