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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

African red river hog piglets born at Zoo Miami  (Source: Zoo Miami)

Zoo Miami Welcomes African Red River Hog Piglets

Less than a week old, Zoo Miami is celebrating the birth of five piglets–African red river hogs to be exact.

03/04/2014

February 10, 2014: The decision by a Danish Zoo to kill a giraffe named Marius sparked outrage around the world.   Courtesy: Frank Ronsholt)

Decision To Euthanize Giraffe And Feed To Lions Angers Some Zookeepers

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.

CBS Miami–02/10/2014

The health of a 2-month old lion cub born at Zoo Miami is improving. (Source:  Ron Magill/Zoo Miami)

Baby Animals Thrive At Zoo Miami

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.

CBS Miami–02/10/2014

Giant Otter Pup (Source: Zoo Miami)

Zoo Miami Taking Care Of Giant Otter Pups And Lion Cub

There’s lots to be happy about at Zoo Miami as a nearly five-week old litter of highly endangered giant otters are growing, and a lion cub, which has faced many challenges since birth in December, remains stable.

01/23/2014

(Source: www.broward.edu)

Top Spots For Stargazing In South Florida

Whether it’s just for an evening under the stars, a chance to see the planets or to watch the Perseids meteor shower, this “best of” list offers you the best places to go for stargazing in South Florida.

01/12/2014

Zoo Miami entrance (Source: CBS4)

A New Year, A New Lion Cub At Zoo Miami

For the second time this year, Zoo Miami welcomed a new lion cub born earlier this month.

CBS Miami–12/30/2013

18-day old Victoria Crowned Pigeon which hatched at Zoo Miami. (Source: Ron Magill/Zoo Miami)

Victoria Crowned Pigeon Hatches At Zoo Miami

Zoo Miami is celebrating the birth of a new animal, actually it’s the zoo’s first successful hatching of a Victoria crowned pigeon.

CBS Miami–12/19/2013

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