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Skunk Ape Research Headquarters

40904 Tamiami Trail E, Ochopee, Florida 34141 USA

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“Hunt a famous Florida monster!”

Skunk Ape Research Headquarters is open to the public 7 days a week from 9am to 5pm. You can purchase Skunk Ape memorabilia along with blow guns, knives and alligator heads at the Headquarters Store or on line. The Headquarters also features a Reptile & Bird Exhibit of huge gators, constrictors and a variety of exotic birds. Admission is $5 per person, children 5 and under free.

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Reviewed by
Greg Newkirk

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September 15, 2014
Rated 4.0

This place is small, but man, it's awesome, and makes for a killer photo op, especially if you're into weird roadside stops. The Skunk Ape is basically Florida's very own version of Bigfoot, and this is one of the few places that you can buy some bizarre merchandise dedicated specifically to him.

Also, you can buy blow guns. Guys. Blow guns. To hunt the Skunk Ape with.

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travelingmatt

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August 10, 2014
Rated 5.0

This is all you would expect!!!

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mphipps69

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March 30, 2016
Rated 4.0

My daughter and I stopped on our way to the Keys. They have plenty of animals to see and touch! Very inexpensive and interesting!

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Skunk Ape Research Headquarters

40904 Tamiami Trail E
Ochopee, Florida
34141 USA

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  • Sun - Sat: 7:00 am - 6:00 pm

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  • Independent
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