Sarasota Jungle Gardens to Host "Croc Aid" Event for Endangered Crocodilians

Coconut Telegraph

SRQ DAILY SATURDAY PERSPECTIVES EDITION SATURDAY NOV 2, 2019

On Saturday, November 9, Sarasota Jungle Gardens is hosting an event to raise money for the Crocodilian Conservation Center of Florida, Inc. (CCCF). All proceeds support the construction of a zoological facility to house endangered and critically endangered crocodilians. The facility, located on 16 acres of land in Polk County, is being constructed in line with the American Zoological Association’s (AZA) Species Survival Plan. The CROC AID event includes a “Meet ‘n Greet” with international crocodilian experts, crocodilian photo opportunities, appetizers, and a live auction. The purpose of the CCCF is to provide safe and secure housing for endangered crocodilians. These species include the West African Slender-snouted crocodile, the Tomistoma, the Cuban crocodile, the Siamese crocodile, and the Chinese Alligator. The event will take place from 5:30pm – 9pm. Tickets are $25.00 for adults and $15.00 for college students with a valid ID.

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