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On Friday, May 30th, Zoo Miami welcomed the birth of a male white-faced saki monkey.  This is the first birth of this species of Tropical American monkey for Zoo Miami.  Found in the rainforest trees of Brazil, Guyana, and Venezuela, these fruit eating monkeys rarely come to the ground and are considered vulnerable due to habitat destruction and hunting for food and the pet trade. (Source: Zoo Miami)

Zoo Miami Welcomes New Babies

Zoo Miami welcomed three new babies.

06/03/2014

(Source: Judd Patterson/National Park Service)

Largest Flock Of Wild Flamingos In Florida History Found In Palm Beach County

While it may not seem like a huge number, 147 is rather large when it comes to a flock of wild flamingos.

05/12/2014

(Credit: Ron Magill/Zoo Miami)

Zoo Miami Flamingos Being Moved Ahead Of Construction

There are some wild changes coming for Zoo Miami that’ll had the park’s flock of flamingos scurrying around Thursday afternoon.

CBS Miami–04/17/2014

Zoo Miami’s latest litter of lion cubs has been in seclusion with their mother since their birth on March 6th.  (Source: Zoo Miami)

Zoo Miami Welcomes Litter Of Lions

Zoo Miami welcomed its latest litter of lion cubs.

04/11/2014

(Source: www.pinecrest-fl.gov)

Top Easter Events For Kids In South Florida

No matter what Easter means to your and your family, there is an event catered to your child’s needs. Eat, ride, watch a parade or participate in an Easter egg hunt. It’s Easter in paradise.

04/11/2014

They have been secluded in a den with their mother since then to avoid any external stress and allow the new mother to properly bond with them. (Source: Ron Magill)

Zoo Miami Welcomes Clouded Leopard Kittens

Zoo Miami is celebrating their newest addition—two highly endangered clouded leopard kittens.

04/01/2014

Lioness Asha, 4, died suddenly on March 27th during a procedure at Zoo Miami. Asha was the mother of 3 ½ month old K’wasi, the first lion cub successfully exhibited with his mother in Zoo Miami’s history. (Source: Zoo Miami)

Lion Cub’s Mother Dies Suddenly At Zoo Miami

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.

03/28/2014

The Florida bonneted bat is Florida’s largest and is spread out over six south Florida counties.  This one was found injured by a family in Little Havana and taken to Zoo Miami for rehabilitation before being released.  (Credit: Dustin Smith)

Rare & Endangered Bat Treated & Released By Zoo Miami

Zoo Miami treated and released one of the rarest endangered mammals in the world. Only a few hundred are believed to exist.

03/24/2014

Zoo Miami  (Source: www.miamimetrozoo.com)

A Guide To Zoo Miami

Take a trek deep into the forests of the Amazon or gaze upon an Asian tiger without ever leaving the outskirts of Miami. Here is your guide to get the most out of your experience at Zoo Miami.

CBS Miami–03/14/2014

“Kwasi” goes on display at Zoo Miami for the first time on Thursday, March 13, 2014. (Source: CBS4)

Lion Cub Makes Triumphant Zoo Miami Debut

A three-month-old lion cub, after various health scares, finally made his big Zoo Miami debut Thursday morning.

CBS Miami–03/13/2014

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