McKee Jungle Gardens Entrance,Vero Beach, FL, 1930s

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McKee Jungle Gardens Entrance,Vero Beach, FL, 1930s

Entrance to 80 acres of natural jungle setting with more than 2,500 varieties of rare plants, including pelican flowers from Guatemala, mahogany from Africa, giant bamboo from the Far East and Australian tree ferns. Wildlife exhibits include colorful macaws from Brazil, graceful flamingos from the West Indies, talking parrots from Mexico, mynah birds from India, African crowned cranes, acrobatic monkeys and playful Florida otters. A large walk-in bird aviary allows visitors to see many tropical birds up close. The large Orchidarium holds thousands of orchids in all colors, shapes and sizes.

Photo credit: State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, http://floridamemory.com/items/show/156280



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  • Vero Beach, Florida 32960
    USA


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