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Exciting Wildlife Exhibits in The Palm Beaches

September 07, 2021

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Palm Beach County is known for its endless entertainment options, including several zoos and wildlife sanctuaries perfect for a day with the family. Residents of Old Palm Golf Club can easily visit these four unique Palm Beach animal experiences, here are a few suggestions below:


Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society

The Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society, located in West Palm Beach, is one of South Florida's most popular attractions! Spend the day exploring tropical exhibits featuring more than 500 animals, including endangered species such as Malayan tigers, Mexican spider monkeys, jaguars, and more! The Palm Beach Zoo also offers incredible Aldabra Tortoise, Sloth, and Flamingo Experiences that allow you to get up close and personal with the animals. Younger children will love the Interactive Play Fountain too! Book your trip today by visiting https://www.palmbeachzoo.org/. 


McCarthy’s Wildlife Sanctuary

McCarthy’s Wildlife Sanctuary is an impressive organization dedicated to nursing sick and injured wild animals back to health. The only way to visit McCarthy’s Wildlife Sanctuary is via guided tour, where visitors will be able to get closer to the animals than in any zoo! Guests have the option of participating in multiple interactive activities, including holding a baby alligator and other smaller species. You don't want to miss the thrill of being feet away from lions, panthers, tigers, bobcats, and alligators! Interested in learning more? Please visit https://www.mccarthyswildlife.com/


Busch Wildlife Sanctuary

Dedicated to the conservation of native animal species, Busch Wildlife Sanctuary features a discovery center, animal hospitals, and nature trails with wildlife exhibits along the way. Bring the entire family for an exciting adventure across six acres of Florida's natural beauty - home to  eagles, panthers, alligators, foxes, bears, and more! Younger children can take advantage of the weekly animal experiences, including alligator feedings, story time with animals, and reptile shows. 


The Busch Wildlife Sanctuary also offers the Environmental Education Program, where enthusiastic animal lovers can learn more about Florida's native species and conservation efforts. Learn more by visiting https://www.buschwildlife.org.  


Panther Ridge Conservation

The Panther Ridge Conservation houses numerous exotic animals throughout its beautiful grounds in Palm Beach County. This wildlife must-see attraction offers one-on-one experiences with the most beautiful endangered species of big cats. Learn the story behind each cat ambassador - including, but not limited to: cheetahs, jaguars, leopards, clouded leopards, panthers, ocelots, servals, and caracals. Panther Ridge takes its experiences to a new level with their Keeper for The Day tour, where high school and college students can shadow the Head Keeper and his daily responsibilities with the cats. Other experiences include The Cheetah Walk, Cat Meet and Greet, Head Keeper Tour, and Twilight Hour Tour. Click here to book your tour: https://pantherridge.org/ 


No matter the age, everyone will enjoy a day exploring these four Palm Beach wildlife exhibits. Old Palm Golf Club not only provides its residents the opportunity to experience a Life, Well Lived behind its private gates, but also outside of them. To learn more about Old Palm homes available for sale, contact Connie McGinnis and Becky Ardizzone with Old Palm Real Estate at 561-493-7220.



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