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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

Three lion cubs, the first born at Zoo Miami in its 33-history, receive their first exam on Oct. 1, 2013. (Source: Zoo Miami)

One Of Three Lion Cubs Born At Zoo Miami Dies

Zoo Miami is mourning the loss Friday of one of the three lion cubs born on September 24th.

10/11/2013

Panama City Crayfish (Source: MyFWC/Lisa Keppner)

Wildlife Service Considers Adding Three Florida Species To Endangered List

The Florida Keys mole skink, Panama City crayfish and the Suwannee moccasin shell mussel are just three of the nine species the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is considering for protection under the Endangered Species Act.

09/24/2013

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