MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Do you remember the Crandon Park Zoo in Key Biscayne?
CBS4 photojournalist Raphael Murciano, with some help from Zoo Miami communications director Ron Magill, takes a nostalgic look back.READ MORE: Missing California Tourist Angela Morrisey Found In Medley
It is a special trip down memory lane, particularly for anyone who grew up in South Florida.READ MORE: Zoo Miami Helps Discover A Brand New Spider Species In Miami
The Crandon Park Zoo first opened in 1948 and was eventually replaced by the current Zoo Miami in southwest Miami-Dade.
Crandon Gardens, inside Crandon Park, remains a popular tourist destination, and a wonderful place for locals to check out and bring the kids.MORE NEWS: Taste Of The Town: Chefs Jose Mendin And Santo Agnello Open Italian Eatery Casa Isola
It is open from sunrise to sunset seven days a week.