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You Can Hand-Feed Giraffes At This Zoo In South Florida

You'll feel like a zookeeper.
This South Florida Zoo Lets You Pet And Feed Giraffes

It’s no secret that we love exotic animals, especially adorable giraffes. These long-necked creatures can be simply majestic, but it can be hard to get the chance to see them up-close. Now, thanks to this gorgeous South Florida zoo, you can get to know some cute giraffes up close and personal. If you’re ready to bond with some absolutely amazing animals, get ready because these giraffes will actually eat from your hand.

Yes, you read that right. You can literally feed one of Africa’s most stunning and gentle animals without even leaving Florida. Located on Goodlette-Frank road, the Naples Zoo is one of the coolest spots to fulfill some of your safari dreams.

Their daily giraffe feeding hours, which run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., will give you the chance to feed a handful of lettuce to one or more members of the herd, depending on the day.

It's only $5 after normal zoo admission, which is super affordable for such a unique experience. Grab your bae, your bestie or your whole squad and snap some truly memorable photos as you give a treat to some gorgeous giraffes —  watching them munch away just inches from where you're standing. 

After getting to know your new giraffe friends, you can wander the rest of the zoo grounds and check out a bunch of other super cute creatures, like monkeys and zebras.

The good news is that the zoo has some brand-new animal babies too, like a trio of lion cubs that are still less than a year old.

If that’s not the most adorable thing we’ve heard all day, we don't know what is!

Just be sure to have some cash on you. You’ll have to pay for the giraffe feeding experience right at the animals’ cage and you won’t be able to use your credit card.

Whether you're looking to fulfill your zookeeper dreams or just in the mood to try something new with your boo, this is the perfect way for you to have a unique experience with one of the coolest members of the Animal Kingdom.

Naples Zoo

Price: $22.95 general admission, plus $5 in cash for giraffe feeding

Address: 1590 Goodlette-Frank Rd., Naples, FL

Why You Need To Go: This is the perfect outing for animal lovers. Grab your favorite peeps along with a handful of giraffe feed and get ready for a truly unique zoo experience. 


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