Sumter County’s new GatorWorld Park home to more than 400 alligators

Sumter County’s new GatorWorld Park home to more than 400 alligators

Sumter County’s newest tourist attraction, GatorWorld Parks of Florida, is a drive-thru scenic trail where visitors can see more than 400 alligators in their natural Florida habitat. The 15-acre park on State Road 44 near 1-75 celebrated its opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony last month. County officials joined in the celebration. “We’re thrilled to […]

Turtles released into waters off Florida coast

Turtles released into waters off Florida coast

ORLANDO — Three loggerhead sea turtles rescued off Massachusetts have been released off Florida’s Space Coast after more than two months of rehabilitation. A team from SeaWorld Orlando and state wildlife workers released the turtles at Canaveral National Seashore on Friday. The turtles were rescued from Massachusetts and flown to Florida in December. During winter […]