Palmdale, Florida: Gatorama

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Address:
6180 US Hwy 27, Palmdale, FL
Directions:
I-75 exit 141. East on Hwy 80 (Palm Beach Blvd) 24 miles to La Belle, then north on Bridge St. for a mile, then east on Hwy 29 for 13 miles. South on US 27 about 1.5 miles.
Hours:
Daily 10-5, gator shows twice daily (Call to verify)
Phone:
863-675-0623
RA Rates:
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Cecil Clemons, Gatorama Gatorama - The Cecil Clemons Years

The Gatorama gator farm and Cecil Clemons in 1981 -- he could be found handling baby gators, or chasing full size crocs. Cecil and I waded out into the croc lake at night to look for hatchlings.

[John Laitinen, 02/21/2012]
Cecil Clemons and pal.  Gatorama

Have several pics of Cecil, and a couple hours interviews on tape. "How long do you think a gator can live 'thout a bunghole?" he asked. Said he had a five footer! Included pic shows Cecil stripping a cow. The Lykes Bros. would call him when a cow died in the field, and Cecil would take care of it, saving certain parts for his wildcats.

[John Laitinen, 03/29/2006]

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