Brookgreen Gardens - LowCountry Zoo
Butterflies - Birds - Alligators - Ibis- Herons - Egrets - Eagles - Fox - Alligators
Whispering Wings in Brookgreen Gardens is open April 1 until the end of October. The exhibit offers hundreds of butterflies as well as a lush garden with many tropical plants . There's even a pupae emergence room to watch the transformation of chrysalis to adult butterflies.
Lowcountry Zoo at Brookgreen Gardens hosts many varities of birds and animals. It is the only zoo accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) on the coast of North and South Carolina. All of the native animals in the Lowcountry Zoo were either bred and raised in captivity or have sustained a major disability due to injury and cannot survive in the wild.
1. and 2. Feeding time at the Lowcountry Zoo. 3. White Heron. 4. Red Fox 4. Bird
American Eagle - Snowy Egret - Mockingbird - Egret at Brookgreen Gardens - Black Crowned Heron
Eastern Grey Squirrel - Two Longtailed Skipper Butterflies - Black Crowned Herons - Juvenile Black Crowned Heron
Miscellaneous Brookgreen Pictures
Page 1. Statues, and sculptors' names with dates, information and photos
Page 2. Flowers, trees - Things that grow in Brookgreen
Page 4. Special Events and Festivals, including Halloween
scarecrows, Nights of a Thousand Candles, Cool Summer Evenings
Contact Me: Patricia Blackstock
Seeing double (Black Crowned Herons) 2. Alligator too close for comfort! 3. Low Country Zoo White Mule 4. Pair of Eagles at LowCountry Zoo
1. Wood Storks in trees 2. Heron 3. Bird on map. 4. Grasshopper
1. Grasshopper 2. Broad-winged Skipper 3. White Egret 4. American Turkey 4. Angry small Juvenile Black Crowned Heron
American Trukeys taking a walk 2. Red Fox 3. Close up Cattle Egret 4. Barred Owl
1. Titmouse 2. Egret 3. Great Blue Heron 4. Mourning Dove 5. Male Cardinal
1. Vulture 2. Black Crowned Heron
1. Path to Waccamaw Boat Dock 2. Patricia Blackstock 3. Wally Snidfer 4. Archway 5. Lucy Gibbs, a beautiful volunteer at Brookgreen
1. Rice Mill Trunk at old Plantation 2. Annie's Garden 3. Tour of BrookgreenGatrdens 5. Old bell near kitchen 6. Trees poem by Joyce Kilmer
More Low Country Zoo pictures coming soon.....
1. Map of Wildlife at Brookgreen Gardens 2. The log is a portion of a Bald Cypress tree cut form virgin swampland in the 18th or 19th century during the creation of the rice fields along the Waccamaw River. the original marks from hand axes used by enslaved Africans to fell the trees are visible. Ir is believed the tree was at least 500 years old when it was cut. It was recovered from the Waccamaw River in 2009. The log is 17' long, 10' in diameter and weighs approximately 6 tons.