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.
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.
Zoo Miami is celebrating the birth of a new animal, actually it’s the zoo’s first successful hatching of a Victoria crowned pigeon.
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.
Zoo Miami is mourning the loss of Maude, an Asian elephant. She died Friday at age 41.
Zoo Miami is mourning the loss of a second lion cub, one of three that was born in September. In addition, zoo staff is working diligently to treat one of its Asian elephants who is gravely ill.
West Kendall resident Frank Arbelaez still cringes when he thinks about Halloween night 2012. He said what he saw happen to his Yorkie on the bank of the canal behind his home was traumatizing.
Zoo Miami is roaring with pride over the birth of three lion cubs, the zoo’s first in its 33-year history.
A tiger seen by millions of visitors to Zoo Miami has been euthanized.
A camel frequently used for rides by Zoo Miami park visitors died Tuesday after becoming septic from a recent fall.