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