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They have been secluded in a den with their mother since then to avoid any external stress and allow the new mother to properly bond with them. (Source: Ron Magill)

Zoo Miami Welcomes Clouded Leopard Kittens

Zoo Miami is celebrating their newest addition—two highly endangered clouded leopard kittens.

04/01/2014

(AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

Man Pleads Guilty To Poaching Sea Turtle Eggs

A South Florida man has pleaded guilty to poaching more than 300 sea turtle eggs.

03/29/2014

Zoo Miami  (Source: www.miamimetrozoo.com)

A Guide To Zoo Miami

Take a trek deep into the forests of the Amazon or gaze upon an Asian tiger without ever leaving the outskirts of Miami. Here is your guide to get the most out of your experience at Zoo Miami.

CBS Miami–03/14/2014

(Source: BluePearl Veterinary Partners)

6-Foot Snake Undergoes Surgery To Remove Towel

When Killer, a six-foot-long boa constrictor, went-in for the kill, he ended up having to go in for surgery in order to remove the towel he accidentally ate.

03/07/2014

African red river hog piglets born at Zoo Miami  (Source: Zoo Miami)

Zoo Miami Welcomes African Red River Hog Piglets

Less than a week old, Zoo Miami is celebrating the birth of five piglets–African red river hogs to be exact.

03/04/2014

One Year Anniversary Of BP Oil Spill Approaches

Sea Turtle Nesting Season Begins In Florida

It’s that time of the year again. If you are planning a trip to the beach, be careful where you step. It’s sea turtle nesting season and State wildlife officials are hoping for another good turnout this year.

03/04/2014

Source: CBS4

Homeless Miami Cats Sent To Maryland For New Homes

Cats without homes in South Florida will hopefully find a new success with a change in latitude.

02/22/2014

Giant Otter Pup (Source: Zoo Miami)

Zoo Miami Taking Care Of Giant Otter Pups And Lion Cub

There’s lots to be happy about at Zoo Miami as a nearly five-week old litter of highly endangered giant otters are growing, and a lion cub, which has faced many challenges since birth in December, remains stable.

01/23/2014

(Source: Maya Totman with director of the Florida Keys Wildlife Rescue)

Pelicans With Pouches Slashed Released

Several brown pelicans that had their pouches slashed were released back into the wild.

CBS Miami–01/20/2014

A leopard gecko is displayed in an aquar

Experienced Pet Owners Can Adopt Exotic Species

It’s one thing to care for a dog or cat, but owning an exotic pet, like a sugar glider or a boa constrictor, is a whole other task.

11/16/2013

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