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“Cool Critters”

Arnold's Wildlife Rehabilitation
Tampa, Florida
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Cool Critters”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2014

What a charming place. As soon as we stepped on property we felt welcome. There is a wonderful assortment of cool critter and Sue is a wonderful tour guide. If you have kids this is a great place to check out. On her recommendation we grabbed a sweet treat at the Brown Cow, and checked out the Veteran's Park across the street. We were the just in time to hear the church bells. What a great day. Thanks Sue!

Visited June 2014
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Venus, Florida
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51 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Small but worth while”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2014

This place is quite small but worth the short semi-scenic drive. The price to get in is a $10 donation or more if you feel inclined. The animals are in small cages but this place wasn't meant to be a zoo. I found it fascinating watching the lemurs and the peacocks. There is a small butterfly garden as well that was pleasant to walk through. It sure was intimidating to have a Florida panther watch you walk by! Enjoy the quaintness of it!

Visited June 2014
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St. Pete Beach, Florida
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“A very interesting and fun little adventure.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2014

This was completely worth the short drive and the $10 per adult donation. Sue and the others were very friendly but you are free to roam the facility on your own too. You can spend an hour or several hours and have a picnic. My girlfriend and I got to pet an endangered lynx (if I remember correctly) that Sue had just rescued. It is not touristy at all so don't go in expecting anything commercial or fancy. However, it was very clean and the animals were well tended.

Visited May 2014
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Okeechobee, Florida
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14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Love this place!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2014

Sue, runs it is so friendly and eager to tell you about all her "prize" adopted animals she has rescued, from wild to domestic. On our last visit a deer kept coming up to us for more and more attention. There is a beautiful Butterfly Garden which had just been trimmed back but when in full bloom at tracks so many different and beautiful butterflies. You can tell the animals are her children and treated with so much care and love.

Visited April 2014
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Very cool place and cute animals”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2014 via mobile

Went there today. Very nice and clean place. Only takes 30 minutes or do to see everything. Still very cool

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