WILD FLORIDA is an original
WPBT production that will make you wild about Florida!
FLORIDA explores Florida’s remarkable, unique ecosystem
and the animals that inhabit it. Whether up close with birds
of prey, venturing through estuary habitat or demystifying
snakes, series host Hunter Reno is in her element. Witty, wise
and ever-inquisitive, Reno helps Floridians discover and appreciate
the natural wonders, often found in their own backyards.
To outsiders, Florida may be best known for its
tourist-packed beaches and amusement parks. But our state has
much more to offer than the glitz of South Beach or the wonder
of theme parks. In fact, despite rapid development, the Sunshine
State is still wild enough to provide shelter to hundreds of
species – from the fearsome gator to the elegant ibis.
As Reno travels the state, from the Panhandle to
the Florida Keys, she visits natural habitats, rehabilitation
facilities and research centers. Along the way, she introduces
us to dedicated people, conservationists and wildlife professionals
who are committed to preserving and sharing Florida’s natural
In Season II, 10 action-packed episodes will take
you close to Bats, Birds of Prey, Black Bears, Crustaceans, Wading
Birds, the Ten Thousand Islands, Snakes, Florida’s Springs,
the Dry Tortugas and Crocodiles.