The Emerald Coast Wildlife Refuge Zoological Park in Crestview is not a normal zoo. At the park, fennec foxes — a type of fox with light brown fur, a small head and large ears — rest peacefully in their enclosures. Children can hand-feed muntjac deer — a small, funny-looking deer with fanged teeth like a dog
The Emerald Coast Wildlife Refuge is hoping a vote from the county will help them secure a permanent home in Holley to utilize as a rehabilitation facility/educational center for the animals they rescue on a weekly basis.
NAVARRE — One by one, the Emerald Coast Wildlife Refuge released seven juvenile brown pelicans Tuesday morning. The birds, rescued from “all over,” were anxious to fly out over East Bay from cages lined up on the shore and dip their feathers in the water.