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Get a Grip on Gators During the Hatching Festival at Gatorama Alligator Farm & Crocodile Adventures!

Gatorama’s Alligator Hatching Festival is Scheduled for Aug. 21 – 29, 2021

PALMDALE, Fla., (Aug. 2, 2021) – Tickets are now available for Florida’s snappiest event, Gatorama’s 18th Annual opens in a new windowAlligator Hatching Festival scheduled Aug. 21 – 29 with the exception of Tuesday and Wednesday that week. Baby alligators are chirping, grunting, and snapping out of their shells this time of year and festival attendees can hold and hatch alligator eggs in their hands. The family-friendly festival takes place at the animal park located at 10665 U.S. Highway 27 in Palmdale.

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Meet Luna, a Male Leucistic Screech Owl at Peace River Wildlife Center, Punta Gorda, Fla., July 16, 2013
Meet Luna, a Male Leucistic Screech Owl at Peace River Wildlife Center, Punta Gorda, Fla.,

Peace River Wildlife Center Hosting Family-Friendly Fur, Feathers & Food Fundraising Event Aug. 21, 2021

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. (Aug. 08, 2021) – Luna, a rare leucistic screech owl, is primping his feathers in preparation of a frolicking good time Saturday, Aug. 21 when the Peace River Wildlife Center (PRWC) hosts Fur, Feathers & Food. The fundraiser features carnival games, food, a photo booth, live music, and overall family-friendly fun. Admission is free, and a $10 donation per person provides access to all activities including a hot dog. The event is noon – 4 p.m. at the Ponce de Leon Park facility at 3400 Ponce de Leon Pkwy., in Punta Gorda.

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Jennifer A. Huber is the voice behind Solo Travel Girl. She's an award-winning travel and outdoor blogger and writer in Southwest Florida. Originally from Buffalo, N.Y., a hiking trail led her to a career path in the tourism industry for more than 30 years. She spent a decade with a park management company in Yellowstone, Death Valley, and Everglades National Parks. She founded the travel blog, SoloTravelGirl.com with the goal of inspiring others to travel alone, not lonely. The unexpected death of her former husband in 2008 reminded her how short life is. His passing was a catalyst for sharing her experiences with the goal of inspiring and empowering others to travel solo. Jennifer holds a Travel Marketing Professional certification from the Southeast Tourism Society, is a certified food judge, member of the NASA Social community, and alum of the FBI Citizens Academy. When not traveling, she is either in the kitchen, practicing her photography skills, or road tripping with her dog, Radcliff.