The Gulf Breeze Zoo

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The Gulf Breeze Zoo is a 50 acre facility featuring hundreds of animals from around the world!

A path through the zoo gardens lets visitors see many animals including Primates, Big Cats, Marsupials, Procyonidae, Tortoises and Birds. It leads to a large petting area, a Giraffe feeding station, and a walk-through Parakeet enclosure. Some other exhibits throughout the park include "Rocky" the Red River Hog, Black Bears, a Flying Fox, Otters, an Alligator and Camels.

Primate Exhibits include Lemurs, Gibbons, Siamangs, Tamarinds, Spider Monkeys, Squirrel Monkeys, Chimps, Gorillas, including baby "Kigali", a Moustached Guenon, and Marmosets.

Big Cats on Display include Cougars, Tigers, a Lion, named "Zion", and a Clouded Leopard.

There are many birds throughout the park. Some in exhibits and some roaming the zoo. The birds you can see here are Chickens, Peacocks, Owls, Macaws, Rhea, Emu, Ostriches and many other interesting species of birds.

A raised boardwalk lets visitors see herds of Deer, Antelope, and Emu, as well as African Wild Dogs, Capybara, named "Pigmalion", "Piggy Sue", "Wilburta" and "Lord Piggington", Kudu and Chimps on Chimp Island.

A miniature train takes visitors on a 20-minute guided tour, where they can see Impala, Deer, Antelope, Zebras and White Rhinos roaming in a 30-acre (12 ha) enclosure, and get a close view of Gorillas and Nile Hippos.

Area: 50 acres
Opened: 1984
Hours:    Mon-Sun 9am–4pm (closed on certain holidays)
Address: 5701 Gulf Breeze Pkwy, Gulf Breeze, FL 32563
Phone: (850) 932-2229


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