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View across pond looking towards stone bridge at McKee Jungle Gardens - Vero Beach, Florida.
Created in 1929, the McKee Jungle Gardens has the largest variety of water lilies in the U.S. as well as over 2,500 varieties of rare plants and flowers on 80 acres of natural jungle setting. Wildlife exhibits include macaws, flamingos, parrots, mynah birds, cranes, monkeys and otters. During World War II the U.S. Navy used McKee Jungle Gardens for training pilots in jungle survival. The McKee Jungle Gardens closed in 1976 and reopened as the McKee Botanical Garden in November 2001.
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View across pond looking towards stone bridge at McKee Jungle Gardens - Vero Beach, Florida. 20th century. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/165302>, accessed 25 May 2022.
View across pond looking towards stone bridge at McKee Jungle Gardens - Vero Beach, Florida. 20th century. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 25 May. 2022.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/165302>.