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Giraffe at Zoo Miami

Feeding a giraffe—a live, right-in-front-of-you, wild giraffe—is just too hard to pass up. So if you’re a Floridian, or if you’re simply visiting sunny South Florida, I strongly suggest you head on down to Zoo Miami, run to the giraffe exhibit, grab some lettuce, and feed these gentle giants.

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African Black Rhino at Zoo Miami

What time is it? It’s playtime for this African black rhino and her cute little baby. During our recent visit to Zoo Miami, we were lucky to catch a few minutes of frolicking before mama decided it was time for a nap.

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Barge Watchman at Vizcaya

Vizcaya is one those special places my wife and I had put off visiting for far too long. So, this past weekend, we packed up the camera gear and headed south to Miami to spend the day at the famous 100-year-old mansion.

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Macro shot of a Florida mango

It’s almost mango time here in Florida, and the fruit is beginning to bare its soul. Our neighbor has a mature mango tree right in his backyard, so we can’t help but see the mangoes out there every day. Hanging there. Tempting us.

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Alligator Swimming at Wakodahatchee Wetlands

On our second visit to the Wakodahatchee Wetlands, our plan was simple: photograph as many birds as possible. And it was a great plan…until we arrived at the park and person after person greeted us with, “You won’t believe the gators!”

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Ibis and Wood Storks at Green Cay Wetlands

The myth of a twelve-foot gator is what brought us back to Green Cay Wetlands, a 100-acre county park just a few miles south of us in Boynton Beach, Florida. But the birds are what kept us there for an entire afternoon.

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