SANDHILL CRANES FEEDING LAWS

Many people that live in and visit Tanglewood are unfamiliar with the animals and other creatures we have here in Florida. This section is dedicated to educating you to these different species, many you will at times see in Tanglewood. Also we will cover the laws regarding these Animals and creatures.

Data compiled and posted by John (Jack) Nelson

Florida Sand Hill Crane
Think again, say state and local officials.Most citizens do not know it is illegal to feed the Sand Hill Crane, as well as raccoons, alligators, foxes, and another wild animals, Administrative Code 68A-4.001 Passed May 13, 2003.  It is a second-degree misdemeanor punishable by up to 30 days in jail and a $500 fine. Wildlife officers will respond immediately to reports of citizens feeding the Sand Hill Cranes.