Animals

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

Brunch for the Animals

Brunch For The Animals

Sunday brunch is always a culinary treat. But when you can take your best furry friend along, it is just the best!

11/18/2014

Boa Constrictor  (VANDERLEI ALMEIDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Wanted: Experienced Pet Owners To Adopt Exotic Species

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is looking for experienced pet owners to adopt exotic species through the Exotic Pet Amnesty Program.

09/17/2014

(Courtesy of Thinkwell Group)

Jungle Island Reveals Master Plans For Renovation

There is going to be a rumble in the jungle at Miami’s Jungle Island. The interactive zoo is planning a major renovation.

09/15/2014

Laurie Hoffman, Executive Director of the Humane Society of Greater Miami. (Source: CBS4)

Women To Watch: Trend Tracker® Tara Gilani With Laurie Hoffman

Laurie Hoffman, who started out as a volunteer and now holds the title as Executive Director at the Humane Society of Greater Miami, is Trend Tracker® Tara Gilani’s next inspiring woman to be featured in Gilani’s latest edition of “Women to Watch.”

08/27/2014

SeaWorld, Orland (Credit, Heather Leigh Carroll)

SeaWorld Drops Appeal Of OSHA Violation

SeaWorld’s famous orca shows have changed drastically – forever. Trainers will not be allowed to swim with orcas during shows.

08/20/2014

(Photo by Gerardo Mora/Getty Images)

SeaWorld Plans Bigger Killer Whale Environments

SeaWorld announced Friday it would build a new, large environment in its theme parks for its killer whales, amid criticism over their treatment.

08/15/2014

Paws 4 You (Source: Paws 4 You)

Job Swap: Paws 4 You

Working at a pet rescue center is a little more involved than just playing with puppies, and CBS 4 anchor Walter Makaula learned that first hand when he swapped jobs with Carol Caridad of Miami’s Paws 4 You rescue.

06/16/2014

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