Ron Magill

This hippo was just one of hundreds of animals that escaped a zoo in Georgia after massive flooding destroyed the area and their enclosures. (Source: CBS4)

S.Fla. Wildlife Expert Talks About Animals Escaping Georgia Zoo

A South Florida wildlife expert spoke about the devastating sight in the main square in the former Soviet country of Georgia as a hippopotamus roamed free.

06/15/2015

“Danda-Loo,” a female koala, was euthanized on Saturday, May 30th, after a consistent decline in her health for the past several months.  (Source: Zoo Miami)

Zoo Miami Loses 2nd Koala

The oldest koala in North America and Europe has died at Zoo Miami.

06/01/2015

(Source: Zoo Miami/Ron Magill)

Life and Death Inside Zoo Miami

Every year more than a million people visit Zoo Miami. Spread across 700 acres, it is one of the largest zoos in the country. The zoo is home to 3,000 animals, representing 500 different species – including 40 endangered species.

CBS Miami–05/20/2015

They are growing very quickly. (Courtesy: Zoo Miami/Ron Magill)

Zoo Miami’s Clouded Leopard Cubs Get Physical Exams

Zoo Miami just might cure a case of the Monday blues with photos of their 10-week-old clouded leopard cubs, who are growing strong, and doing well, during their physical exams.

05/11/2015

Ron Magill sits down with CBS4's Eliott Rodriguez to talk about his trip to Cuba. (Source: CBS4)

Ron Magill Visits Havana Zoo, Gets In Touch With His Roots

Zoo Miami’s Ron Magill took a long-awaited trip to Cuba in early April.

04/28/2015

On Wednesday, April 15th, at 10:00 a.m., Zoo Miami’s newest baby giraffe made its first appearance on exhibit with the rest of the herd!  (Source: Ron Magill/Zoo Miami)

Zoo Miami Debuts Baby Giraffe While Mourning Loss Of Newborn Okapi

A time of celebration paired with mourning as the circle of life plays out at Zoo Miami.

04/15/2015

Zoo Miami is excited to announce the births of highly endangered clouded leopards.  (Source: Ron Magill/Zoo Miami)

Zoo Miami Welcomes Birth Of Endangered Clouded Leopard Kittens

Too cute alert! Zoo Miami is excited to announce the births of highly endangered clouded leopards.

CBS Miami–03/30/2015

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey elephants are pictured after a hot dog bun eating contest July 2, 2010 in Coney Island, New York. The three elephants competed against three adult males to see who could eat the most buns. The elephants won 41dozen for the elephants and 15 dozen for the men.  (Courtes: SAMANTHA EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Ringling Bros To Retire Its Elephants, Ending A Tradition

The iconic elephants in the shows for the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus will be phased out by 2018.

03/05/2015

(Source: Facebook)

CBS4 Crews Take Home Thirteen Emmy Awards

It was an exciting night for dozens of television professionals at the 38TH Annual Suncoast Regional Emmy Awards at the Westin Beach Resort & Spa in Fort Lauderdale.

12/17/2014

“J.J.,” the 34 year old silverback lowland gorilla at Zoo Miami (Source: Zoo Miami)

Iconic Silverback Gorilla Dies At Zoo Miami

Zoo Miami is deeply saddened to announce the death of “J.J.,” the 34 year old silverback lowland gorilla who had become an iconic favorite to millions of zoo visitors for over three decades.

10/04/2014

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