There Is A Mini Monkey Alcatraz Known As Monkey Island In Homosassa, Florida
Florida is known for a lot of weird and wonderful attractions, but this one might just take the cake. Right in the heart of Homosassa River in Florida, there is a mini monkey jail that has quite a fascinating history. If ever you’ve wondered why there was an island in the middle of the river with monkeys living and playing freely, then this is the story behind it all.
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A New Jersey native with over 15 years of writing experience, Marisa has studied at both New York University and Florida International University. She has lived all over the country, including a decade stint in South Florida. Marisa is well-versed in exploration as she travels a good majority of the year in her self-converted Sprinter van. Her articles have been featured in various notable publications over the years, she has a published collection of short stories, and three completed screenplays under her belt.
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