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Up Close and Personal with Elephants at Two Tails Ranch!

February 18, 2019 by Corey A Edwards

Two Tails Ranch in North Central FloridaIf you’ve ever wanted to get up close and personal with an elephant then you should definitely consider a visit to North Central Florida’s Two Tails Ranch!

Two Tails Ranch is the only privately owned elephant facility of its kind. It boards elephants in need while also providing educational programs that promote elephant awareness.

One of the best ways to increase awareness of elephants is through interaction with them. Two Tails Ranch offers that in spades! Visitors to the ranch may have the opportunity to hand feed, ride, bathe, and otherwise interact with the elephants!

Elephants may not naturally occur in Florida but the state certainly has the right climate for them. They love it here and Two Tails Ranch provides them with a very peaceful 75 acres of green grass and live oaks.

The ranch has boarded more than 250 elephants since being founded in 1984. Some were temporary guests while others lived out the remainder of their lives here. Elephants arrive here for a variety of reasons. Some are “retired performers,” others have lost their homes or run into medical issues. Whatever the reason, Two Tails is here for them!

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It’s All About Elephants at North Florida’s Two Tails Ranch!

January 23, 2017 by Corey A Edwards

It's All About Elephants - Two Tails RanchAll About Elephants Two Tails Ranch near Gainesville, FL is an elephant care facility offering privately guided tours. The privately owned ranch boards elephants – and other exotic creatures – in need of temporary or permanent housing.

You don’t expect to see elephants in Florida and yet the coast’s climate is just about perfect for them, being nearly identical to their native homelands.

Two Tails Ranch was founded in 1984 as both temporary boarding and a permanent home for elephants in need. Some have come here in retirement, many are only here while their exhibits are being prepared. Others still, come for training, medical, or even behavioral reasons.

Over the years more than 250 elephants have been boarded at the ranch. Two Tails Ranch has even seen the successful birth of two elephant babies: Romeo and Juliette in 1990 and 1991!

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