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Lion Country Safari - Loxahatchee, FL
Pictures, a video clip and visitor info from a trip to Lion Country Safari in Loxahatchee, Palm Beach County, Florida.

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Lion Country Safari is a popular attraction located in South Florida that features a five mile long "drive through zoo" and also the walk through Safari World theme park.

Visitors are welcome at Lion Country Safari every day of the year from 10 AM to 5 PM on weekdays and 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM on weekends or holidays.

The admission prices are $26.50 for adults, $23.50 for seniors, $19.50 for children (3-9), and free for kids 2 and under. Be sure to check the Lion Country Safari website for a printable coupon that offers discounts ranging from about $5 to $8 off per person.

To reach the park, set your GPS unit for 2003 Lion Country Safari Road, Loxahatchee, FL 33470. Alternatively, you can take the Turnpike or I95 to Southern Blvd and head west. To reach the staff by phone, call (561) 793-1084.

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While traveling in the drive through safari section of the zoo, visitors can listen to an educational CD that lists the animals and explains a bit about each of them.
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The preserve is split into sections named after the origins of the animals that inhabit them including Las Pampas (South American grasslands), Ruaha National Park (African wilderness), Kalahari Bushveldt (African dry plateau), Gir Forest (Indian national park), the Gorongosa (Mozambique African wildlife area), Serengeti Plains (east African wildlife area), and the Hwange National Park (reserve in western Zimbabwe).
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Some of the animal species represented in the drive through preserve include the African Lion, Wildebeest, Ostrich, Giraffe, White-Handed Gibbon, Chimpanzee, Grant's Zebra, Southern White Rhinoceros, Llama, South American Tapir, Aldabra Tortoise, Greater Kudu, Gemsbok, Asiatic Water Buffalo, Blackbuck, Kulan, Blackbuck, Mouflon, and Watusi.
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In the walk through Safari World amusement park, you can admire more animals including the African Crested Porcupine, Spider Monkey, Siamang, Pygmy Goat, Oberhasli Goat, Miniature Sicillian Donkey, Dall's Sheep, Squirrel Monkey, Asian Potbellied Pig, African Spurred Tortoise, Green Iguana, Florida King Snake, Burmese Python, American Alligator, Macaw, Lory, Lorikket bird, Caribbean Flamingo, and Amazon Parrot.
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Eland Antelope
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Camel
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Ostrich
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During our visit to Lion Country Safari, I captured a series of short video clips and later edited them together into a brief 6 minute movie. To view the video, click on the blue link below. To download the video to your hard drive, right click on the link and choose "Save Target As" or "Save Link As".


Lion Country Safari Animals Video Clip - Loxahatchee, FL
 

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White Rhino
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Grant's Zebra
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