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Ron Magill

Courtesy: Ron Magill, Zoo Miami

Ron Magill: Generosity Through The Years

Zoo Miami’s Ron Magill tells the story of two generous people that changed his life and the animal’s lives at the zoo.

08/15/2014

Aria the black rhino at Zoo Miami kneels to splash in the mud.   (Source: Ron Magill)

Zoo Baby Enjoys South Florida’s Rainy Days

Zoo Miami has some new arrivals and one in particular is really enjoying the weather.

06/23/2014

Ron Magill, Communications Director Zoo Miami (Source: MY33)

Focus on South Florida: Peacock Invasion

South Florida is in the midst of a peacock invasion. The beautiful birds known for their stunning tail feathers are also a nuisance for a lot of people here. We see them in many neighborhoods, where some residents are complaining about their droppings and their loud and annoying squawks. They’ve even been known to slow down traffic on some busy roads. We focus on what’s behind this “invasion”, and what we if anything we can do about it.

My TV 33–06/23/2014

Aria, rare black Rhino, was born at Zoo Miami on May 25th.
(Source: Ron Magill/Zoo Miami)

Rare Rhino Baby Goes On Display At Zoo Miami

Zoo Miami is celebrating the arrival of a new baby rhinoceros.

CBS Miami–06/17/2014

(Source: Zoo Miami/Ron Magill)

Lion Pride Debuts For Historic Father’s Day At Zoo Miami

Father’s Day was extra special at Zoo Miami Sunday as a group of lion cubs and their mother were united with a male lion to create the first complete pride at the zoo.

CBS Miami–06/15/2014

Lioness Asha, 4, died suddenly on March 27th during a procedure at Zoo Miami. Asha was the mother of 3 ½ month old K’wasi, the first lion cub successfully exhibited with his mother in Zoo Miami’s history. (Source: Zoo Miami)

Lion Cub’s Mother Dies Suddenly At Zoo Miami

Zoo Miami is mourning the loss of a 4-year old lioness named Asha. What makes this story even more difficult is the lion is the mother of the three-and-half-month old cub K’wasi, the first lion cub successfully exhibited with his mother in Zoo Miami’s history.

03/28/2014

February 10, 2014: The decision by a Danish Zoo to kill a giraffe named Marius sparked outrage around the world.   Courtesy: Frank Ronsholt)

Decision To Euthanize Giraffe And Feed To Lions Angers Some Zookeepers

The decision by a Danish zoo to kill a giraffe named Marius sparked outrage around the world. Copenhagen Zoo officials said they had to euthanize the healthy two-year-old giraffe because it was genetically too similar to other giraffes at the zoo and the zoo wanted to prevent inbreeding.

CBS Miami–02/10/2014

The health of a 2-month old lion cub born at Zoo Miami is improving. (Source:  Ron Magill/Zoo Miami)

Baby Animals Thrive At Zoo Miami

There is a lot to be happy about at Zoo Miami as a nearly two-month old lion cub, which faced many challenges after its birth, makes some big improvements, and several other babies continue to thrive as well.

CBS Miami–02/10/2014

18-day old Victoria Crowned Pigeon which hatched at Zoo Miami. (Source: Ron Magill/Zoo Miami)

Victoria Crowned Pigeon Hatches At Zoo Miami

Zoo Miami is celebrating the birth of a new animal, actually it’s the zoo’s first successful hatching of a Victoria crowned pigeon.

CBS Miami–12/19/2013

(Source: Zoo Miami/Ron Magill)

Wildlife Expert Ron Magill Opens Up About Skin Cancer Diagnosis

You can count on wildlife expert and Zoo Miami spokesman Ron Magill for three things: Having some kind of wild creature in his arms, or around his neck, speaking excitedly about animals, and being outside in the sun.

12/12/2013

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