Floridays
12:54 pm
Fri September 7, 2012

Where the wild things were: Pocahontas Park zoo

Alice the bear at Pocahontas Park.
Alice the bear at Pocahontas Park.
Credit Indian River County Historical Society, Archive Center, Main Library

The early attraction had alligators, monkeys and a large bear named Alice. Janice Johnson's father, Ivy Cato, took care of the park and the zoo animals.