Zoo Miami

"Nieve" (Courtesy: Zoo Miami)

Zoo Miami Mourns Loss Of Beloved Jaguar

Zoo Miami is sad to announce the passing of “Nieve,” a 19 year-old female jaguar.

CBS Miami–08/14/2015

(Source: Zoo Miami/Ron Magill)

Top Family Activities In South Florida To Do Before The Summer Ends

School will not be out for summer much longer. Take your child out for an exciting activity involving water, wildlife and more that will make your child feel that their summer was well spent.


Zoo Miami is celebrating the birth of a critically endangered Somali Wild Ass that was born Thursday, July 23rd. (Courtesy: Zoo Miami/Ron Magill)

Zoo Miami Welcomes Rare Newborn Somali Wild Ass

Zoo Miami is celebrating the birth of a critically endangered Somali Wild Ass that was born Thursday, July 23rd.

CBS Miami–07/24/2015

A 19-year old jaguar named Nieve underwent surgery to remove what was believed to be a cancerous tumor on her abdomen that was the size of a grapefruit. (Courtesy: ZooMiami)

Top Predators Face Different Challenges At ZooMiami

Two top predators faced very different challenges at ZooMiami and received some special care.


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.


“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.


(Source: AP)

Firefighters Battle Several Grass Fires In SW Miami-Dade Park

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue and Florida Forest Service crews battled several grass fires in Southwest Miami-Dade that were considered to be acts of arson.


(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.


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.