Wildlife Sanctuary

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Visitors from around the world are drawn to the Florida Keys to experience the island chain’s priceless natural resources. Protection of these resources began over a century ago, demonstrating the region’s commitment to environmental stewardship and a resolve to preserve them for future generations. Only in the Keys can you explore four wildlife refuges.The island chain’s National Key Deer Refuge, Crocodile Lake National Wildlife Refuge, Great White Heron National Wildlife Refuge and Key West National Wildlife Refuge provide a variety of habitats to over 250 species of migratory birds, critical nesting areas for endangered marine turtles, host plants for rare butterflies and natural respite for many more delicate creatures.