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G.W. Exotic Animal Park – Wynnewood, OK

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G.W. Exotic Animal Park – Wynnewood, OK

Located just of I-35 at Exit 64, the G.W. Exotic Animal Memorial Park a 16-acre, non-profit park housing more than 1,000 exotic animals and other wildlife. Animals include more than 150 big cats including tigers, lions, panthers, leopards, and mountain lions. Other species include bears, bobcats, wolves, reptiles, exotic birds, camels and more. Most of these animals have been rescued from abuse or abandonment or re-homed due to the economy. Group tours and programs offered.

Following the death of their son who was killed by a drunk driver, Francis and Shirley Schreibvogle took their insurance money and started the park as a memorial to their son. Garold Wayne, their son, had loved animals and dreamed of going to Africa and seeing the animals in the wild.  As a memorial to him they take in abandoned, neglected or unwanted exotic animals to give them a good home.  The park has more than 108 living memorials, over 1000 animals from 128 species residing at the park.

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Gene Autry Museum – Gene Autry, Oklahoma

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The Gene Autry Museum Brings Back Memories of Old Westerns. Gene Autry, Oklahoma is the natural choice to be home to the Gene Autry Museum. The famous cowboy had a ranch nearby and that was where the town got its name. The tiny town is located in Carter County and has a very small population. If you are a fan of the singing cowboy, you will definitely want to check out this museum. People from around the country visit the museum every year because of the focus on movie cowboys and all things western.

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Oklahoma Vacation

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Welcome to Okalahoma Beautiful. This is your best source for Okahoma Vacations!