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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

(Source: Zoo Miami/Ron Magill)

Wildlife Expert Ron Magill Opens Up About Skin Cancer Diagnosis

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.

12/12/2013

Only survivng lion cub born at Zoo Miami on 8/24/13 is sent to Maryland Zoo to be raised with their two lion cubs. She was one of three born in Miami. (Source: Zoo Miami)

Zoo Miami’s Surviving Lion Cub Sent To Maryland

In September, a litter of three lion cubs were born at Zoo Miami. Monday, only one remained alive and officials announced that the surviving female cub had been sent to Baltimore.

CBS4–12/09/2013

Asian elephant Maude dies at Zoo Miami from severe digestive impaction at age 41. (Source: Zoo Miami)

Maude The Elephant Dies At Zoo Miami

Zoo Miami is mourning the loss of Maude, an Asian elephant. She died Friday at age 41.

11/27/2013

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