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Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens
3755 NW Highway 17-92, Sanford, FL 32747
The Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens is a 116-acre attraction located north of Orlando near the city of Sanford. The zoo is now home to over 400 animals. Mammals at the zoo include leopard, black-handed spider monkey, brown lemur, cheetah, clouded leopard, goat, Hoffmann's two-toed sloth, llama, alpaca, dromedary camel, lesser spot-nosed guenon, river otter, puma, red ruffed lemur, South African crested porcupine, warthog, Indian rhino, giraffe, and the newest fossa. Reptiles at the zoo include Aldabra giant tortoise, Amazonian palm viper, American alligator, American crocodile, Aruba Island rattlesnake, black-breasted leaf turtle, black caiman, dusky pygmy rattlesnake, eastern green mamba, eastern coral snake, eastern diamondback rattlesnake, eastern hognose, Egyptian cobra, eyelash viper, Florida cottonmouth, Florida pine snake, Gila monster, Grand Cayman Island rock iguana, green tree python, jungle carpet python, king cobra, lance-headed rattlesnake, long-nosed viper, Madagascar tree boa, Neuwied's lancehead snake, New Caledonian giant gecko, New Guinea crocodile monitor, prehensile-tailed skink, red rat snake, red spitting cobra, scarlet kingsnake, southern copperhead, tiger viper, timber rattlesnake, and West African mamba.
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