Walk on the Wild Side of Gainesville

When you think of Gainesville, alligators usually come to mind. But if you go a little bit beyond the swamp, you’ll find Carson Springs Wildlife Conservation - a 274-acre wildlife refuge less than 20 minutes from UF’s campus. From howling hyenas to loving lemurs, Carson Springs is home to more than 70 different animals from … Continue reading Walk on the Wild Side of Gainesville

Feeling Wild?

Carson Springs Wildlife Conservation Foundation is an educational conservation facility that rescues exotic animals in need. Carson Springs also has a rehabilitation license for native wildlife, and supports conservation of endangered species. The facility is home to over 25 different animal species and adheres to strict safety protocols to provide the animals with the best living … Continue reading Feeling Wild?