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Subterranean Diving at Devil’s Den Prehistoric Spring

July 16, 2020 by Corey A Edwards

Devils Den Prehistoric SpringLooking for new and unique experiences during your Florida getaway? Visit Devil’s Den Prehistoric Spring and snorkel or scuba dive in the translucent blue, underground waters of a natural karst cave!

As anyone who knows Florida can tell you, there is simply no end to the fun and fantastic experiences that can be had here. The Sunshine State is a cornucopia of stunning natural attractions, vibrant wildlife, and friendly communities bursting with things to see, do, and experience.

Even amidst all this variety, however, Devil’s Den Prehistoric Spring stands out as a unique and unusual opportunity.

A Prehistoric Swimming Hole

Devil’s Den Spring is a karst window, or sinkhole, leading to a natural stone chamber filled with water from a subterranean river. Part of the cave’s ceiling collapsed millions of years ago, exposing the pool below.

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Butterfly Rainforest at the Florida Museum of Natural History

November 16, 2018 by Corey A Edwards

Butterfly Rainforest - Florida Museum of Natural HistoryImagine stepping into a tropical world of lush greenery populated by hundreds of gorgeous and fascinating butterflies and moths. You would either be dreaming … or in the Butterfly Rainforest at the Florida Museum of Natural History!

The Florida Museum of Natural History, located on the University of Florida campus in Gainesville, is over 120 years old. Their collections contain more than 34 million specimens and artifacts.

Permanent exhibits at the museum include a focus on the ancient Calusa people of South Florida and an extensive and internationally acclaimed fossil collection. The Discovery Zone contains some fascinating collections and hands-on learning experiences.

One of the museum’s most popular attractions, however, is the Butterfly Rainforest.

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