MIAMI (CBSMiami) – An eight-year-old girl battling cancer who a passion for animals had her wish come true after spending time Ron Magill at Zoo Miami.
Jayden Blanco, who is from Loxahatchee, is undergoing treatment for a brain tumor. She discovered Magill online through Zoo Miami’s “Zoocademy” video series.READ MORE: Jackson Health Partners With Colleges To Get Students COVID-19 Vaccinations
On Friday, Jayden got a behind the scenes tour of the zoo with Magill thanks to the Make A Wish Foundation.READ MORE: Stimulus Check Latest: Will There Be A Fourth Relief Payment?
Since the zoo is closed due to the pandemic, Jayden had the place to herself as she and Magill had up close and personal encounters with snakes, koalas, rhinos, sloths, and some of the big cats she loves most.MORE NEWS: Miami Weather: Warm & Sunny Day, Sizzling Weekend Ahead
Check out the video of her day at the zoo in her own words.