Animals

Shark feeding (Source: CBS4)

Man Dives, Hand-Feeds Sharks Off The Coast Of Florida

Most people, when they see a shark in the water, they get out. CBS4, however, met a man who does the opposite—and he is trying to get closer than ever by hand-feeding them.

06/30/2015

Davie Police were investigating an animal abuse claim involving more than two dozen horses and other farm animals on June 3, 2015. (Source: CBS4)

Police Investigate Report Of Neglect At Davie Farm

Animal rights advocates were back at a Davie farm Thursday to check on animals they described as “malnourished”.

06/04/2015

Visitors looked on as, right before their eyes, an Arabian Oryx Antelope was born at the zoo on April 4, 2015. (Source: ZooMiami/Ron Magill)

Zoo Visitors Witness Birth Of Antelope Considered Endangered

Some visitors at the ZooMiami on Friday got to share a rare experience together, the birth of an antelope considered to be endangered.

04/04/2015

Hedgehog (Source: FWC)

Exotic Pet Owners Given Chance To Surrender Animals Saturday

He or she was cute when you got it, but has your exotic pet become too much too handle? Zoo Miami has the perfect, guilt-free solution.

03/07/2015

Exotic Pet Amnesty Day (Source: FWC)

Zoo Miami Will Accept Exotic Pets During Amnesty Day

Sometimes people sign up for things that, in the long run, turn out to be not the best idea—like acquiring an exotic animal as a pet.

03/06/2015

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Lawmakers Could Send Message: Don’t Feed The Bears

Florida lawmakers might increase penalties for people repeatedly caught feeding bears and alligators.

02/10/2015

Zoological Wildlife Conservation (Source: CBS4)

Get Up Close & Personal With Exotic Animals In The Redland

It’s a zoo in here, but not like any other you have seen before. Ever been up close to a lemur and an owl? A visit to the Zoological Wildlife Foundation can bring you closer to the animals than ever before.

01/06/2015

Squirrel with hurt leg (Source: Sawgrass Nature Center and Wildlife Hospital)

Help Animals This Holiday Season

It’s the season of giving—how about helping out the furry friends’ in-need of care at the wildlife hospital?

12/16/2014

Jungle Islands new baby white tigers. The zoo is hosting a social media naming contest for the cubs. (Source: Jungle Island)

Jungle Island Names Cubs With Help From Social Media

With help from the public, via social media, Jungle Island has named a pair of baby white tigers Rama and Ananda.

12/01/2014

Bette Zirkelbach checks a Kemp's ridley sea turtle's heart rate Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, at the Florida Keys-based Turtle Hospital in Marathon, Fla. The hospital received 30 cold-stunned Kemps ridley turtles to care for after they were rescued suffering hypothermia on a Cape Cod Bay, Mass., beach. The species is endangered, according to NOAA Fisheries. (Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Turtles Recovering At Florida Keys Facility

Staff at a Florida Keys based Turtle hospital are take care of 30 endangered sea turtles suffering from hypothermia.

11/26/2014

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