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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 Makes TripAdvisors Top 10 List

A popular travel site’s list of the country’s top ten zoos will have the lions at Zoo Miami roaring with pride.

08/05/2014

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CBS Orders James Patterson’s “Zoo” For Summer 2015

The network has made a straight-to-series order for 13 episodes of the show to be broadcast in summer 2015.

07/02/2014

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

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

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

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Outdoor Valentine’s Day Date Ideas

Get creative this Valentine’s Day with a date outdoors, no matter what climate you live in.

01/19/2014

Tualang, the three week old white cheek gibbon. (Source: Zoo Miami)

Endangered Baby Gibbon Makes Debut At Zoo Miami

It’s not every day an endangered baby white cheeked gibbon makes a debut at a zoo—but Wednesday was the day for Tualang, a gibbon just over three-weeks old.

09/18/2013

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Zoo Miami Closed Due To Power Outage

If you’re planning to visit Zoo Miami Monday, you better make other plans.

CBS Miami–05/06/2013

(Photo Credit: Zoo Miami)

Baby Gorilla Born At Zoo Miami Dies

The baby gorilla recently born at Zoo Miami has died, zoo officials said. A complete necropsy will be performed in an effort to determine the cause of death.

CBS4–06/24/2011

Glacier National Park (Ron Magill/Zoo Miami)

Dreams Of The American West

An awe-inspiring journey to the American West by CBS4, Zoo Miami, and a middle-school student detailed the history and scenery of some of the country’s most spectacular national parks.

CBS4–01/12/2011

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