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: Thief Steals 6-Foot Metal Menorah From Hollywood Family's Yard As Hanukkah Celebrations Begin
It is a special trip down memory lane, particularly for anyone who grew up in South Florida.READ MORE: Have You Seen Them? Miami Police Looking For Missing 12-Year-Old Ana Contreras & 13-Year-Old Angelica Contreras
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: COVID Omicron Variant: US Imposes Travel Ban From 8 African Countries
It is open from sunrise to sunset seven days a week.