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Ron Magill


Popular Camel Dies At Zoo Miami

A camel frequently used for rides by Zoo Miami park visitors died Tuesday after becoming septic from a recent fall.


An endangered Matchie’s tree kangaroo from New Guinea has begun to peek out of its mother’s pouch at Zoo Miami.  (Source: Zoo Miami)

Tree Kangaroo Joey Pokes Its Head Out Of Mother’s Pouch At Zoo Miami

In front of a camera, a still-hairless joey popped its head out of its kangaroo mother’s pouch to greet Zoo Miami for the first time.


With a blue canvas before her, Patty the tree kangaroo paints with red and white. (Source: Zoo Miami)

Animals At Zoo Miami Paint For A Good Cause

Attention Miami art collectors, there’s a group of new artists in town and they are all painting in the name of charity.


Zoo Miami’s adult male lowland gorilla, “J.J.” was anaesthetized Thursday May 9, 2013 to undergo a cardiac exam.  (Source: Zoo Miami/Ron Magill)

Zoo Miami Working To Keep J.J. The Gorilla Heart Healthy

Zoo Miami is not monkeying around when it comes to the heart health of one of its star attractions.

CBS Miami–05/09/2013

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Zoo Miami Closed Due To Power Outage

If you’re planning to visit Zoo Miami Monday, you better make other plans.

CBS Miami–05/06/2013

Feast With The Beasts event co-chairs:  Irene Korge and Ana VeigaMilton with King George. (Source: Zoo Miami)

Time To Get Wild At Zoo Miami’s Feast With The Beasts

One of South Florida’s most anticipated events is returning to Zoo Miami on March 1st. It’s time to get wild at Feast With The Beasts, the annual fundraiser that combines tastes from more than 40 South Florida restaurants, full open bars, wild animal encounters and live entertainment.


(Source: Zoo Miami/Ron Magill)

Zoo Miami Postpones Sold Out “Sex & The Animals” Presentation

If you have tickets to Zoo Miami’s hugely popular and sold-out “Sex & the Animals” Valentine’s presentation, it has been postponed due to the severe threat of inclement weather.



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.”


Tevy the tiger and Mohan the rhino both died at Zoo Miami on Monday, January 7, 2013 (Source: Ron Magill/Zoo Miami)

Malayan Tigress, Indian Rhino Dead At Zoo Miami

Officials at Zoo Miami are mourning the loss of a female Malayan tiger and an Indian Rhino, both of whom died at Zoo Miami Monday.


Tevy the tiger and Mohan the rhino both died at Zoo Miami on Monday, January 7, 2013 (Source: Ron Magill/Zoo Miami)

Zoo Miami Mourning Deaths Of Malayan Tiger, Indian Rhino

Several hours after announcing the news that a female Malayan tiger died at Zoo Miami, officials say they are also mourning the death of an Indian Rhino.