Reptiles

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

An male alligator sends a mating signal to female alligators. (Source: CBS4)

Alligators Do Have A Tender Side

You may not have known that alligators can be affectionate. Especially when they fall in love.

06/26/2014

(CBS4)

Invasive Species Threatening S. Fla. Wildlife, Economy

Creepy, Crawly, slithering things that don’t belong in South Florida are all around us. As CBS4 Special Contributor Ron Magill of Zoo Miami discovered… there are toads, rats, birds, Crocodiles and Iguanas that are “Invaders Among Us.”

CBS4–02/13/2013

(Source: AP)

Insect Invasion Making S. Floridians’ Skin Crawl

The early start to the rainy season in south Florida has led to an insect invasion.

CBS4–07/26/2012

FAST FACTS: Burmese Pythons

Fast Facts About Burmese Pythons: Type: Reptile Diet: Carnivore Average lifespan in the wild: 20 to 25 years Size: 16 to 23 ft (5 to 7 m) Weight: Up to 200 lbs (90 kg) Did […]

CBS4–08/01/2009