St. Augustine Tag

Photo by Michael Barrett Friday, July 20th is the quickly approaching deadline for our 19th Annual Photography Contest! The last day for early entry into the park is the previous Sunday, July 15th.  Photo contest rules and entry forms can be downloaded from our website:  http://www.alligatorfarm.com/photography.html. Photographers are encouraged...

How quickly things can change!  One of the blog's more recent posts detailed the extreme drought conditions affecting Northeast Florida.  Thank you everyone for your prayers and rain dances, but please focus your attention on other drought-stricken regions for awhile.  Tropical Storm Debby brought St. Augustine an...

Photo courtesy of the Palm Beach Daily News Memorial Day weekend is usually quite busy at the zoo.  Zookeepers spend more time mingling with inquisitive guests than working on animal projects. This year, the holiday weekend was instead spent preparing our collection for Tropical Storm Beryl. ...

Photo by David Moynahan The St. Augustine Alligator Farm is pleased to announce David Moynahan as our judge for the zoo's 19th Annual Photo Contest! As a Conservation Photographer, David's goal is to help raise awareness of the natural and beautiful world that still surrounds us. At...

Photo by Jess Yarnell Peak season is just about upon the rookery! Chicks are hatching out everywhere now. The Great Egret and Wood Stork chicks are getting big and many of the Snowy Egret nests have hatched. The Tri-coloreds are beginning to hatch out and the...

Lousy photos by Gen Anderson The rookery not only contains a stunning congregation of nesting wading birds, but also more than a dozen gorgeous new signs detailing the various species which call the zoo home. On your next visit to the rookery, please look away from the...

  Photo by Larry Arrington Northeast Florida is currently being threatened by a state of extreme drought. Our region is seven inches below normal for the year and down twenty-three inches since the beginning of 2010. Wading birds depend on water and a reliable aquatic food source to...

  Photo by Sara Lopez The rookery is full of all sorts of activity: displaying, incubating, flying, nesting, and young rearing!  The Great Egret nests began hatching out about a week ago and will continue to do so over the next few weeks.  Some Wood Storks are incubating eggs,...