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Baby Otters! Baby Otters!

Posted 01.23.2014 | Miami

Never mind that pop star serving as the ultimate Miami Beach cliché and taking up all today's news: look at these cute baby otters! According to ...

PHOTOS: Hilariously Scared Faces From Zoo Miami's Haunted House

Posted 11.05.2013 | Miami

These hidden camera shots from inside Zoo Miami's Dr. Wilde's Creepy House last week are just amazing. Here are the ten most hilarious: ...

LOOK: White-Cheeked Gibbon Baby Will Melt Your Heart

Vanessa Martin | Posted 09.19.2013 | Miami

Check out this adorable three-week-old white-cheeked gibbon, the first of the endangered species to be born at Zoo Miami. Born on August 26, the g...

PHOTOS: R.I.P. Beautiful Carlita

The Huffington Post | Vanessa Martin | Posted 09.17.2013 | Miami

Zoo Miami announced that they had to make the difficult decision Monday to euthanize one of their most iconic residents, Carlita, a 21-year-old white ...

LOOK: Which Theme Park Should Be Built?

Vanessa Martin | Posted 09.17.2013 | Miami

Miami-Dade County is currently vetting two proposals for an entertainment complex on 120 acres of vacant land surrounding Zoo Miami--a project that ha...

Wait Till You See The Rest Of This!

Posted 08.07.2013 | Miami

Zoo Miami recently celebrated the "coming out" of their newest resident: a baby endangered Matschie's tree kangaroo. The newborn marsupial, or joey...

AWWWWW! Look At These Adorable Painting Animals

Posted 05.31.2013 | Miami

Isn't this the cutest painting Matschie's Tree Kangaroo you've ever seen? Actually, we're guessing Patty here is the only painting Matschie's Tree...

Giraffe Hurt Fleeing Horny Males

The Huffington Post | Amanda McCorquodale | Posted 02.04.2013 | Miami

A female giraffe took a bad fall at Zoo Miami on Sunday after trying to flee from the sexual advances of males in the same habitat, officials report. ...

LOOK: Wild Ass Baby!

Posted 08.16.2012 | Miami

The Zoo Miami family has welcomed a jaunty baby wild ass to the facility, the first one born at the zoo. The Somali Wild Ass -- no, really, that's...

Miami's Wild Man Talks Cocaine Cowboys' Exotic Pets

The Huffington Post | Amanda McCorquodale | Posted 09.13.2012 | Miami

When slick-haired, smarmy drug lords appeared with black panthers and snakes in 'Miami Vice,' Ron Magill was there to make sure the animals both behav...

PHOTOS: Zoo Miami's New Dose Of Cute

Posted 07.12.2012 | Miami

Zoo Miami suffered a sad loss when 32-year-old African elephant Machito, one of their first animal residents when they opened in 1981, passed away due...

R.I.P. Beautiful Machito

Posted 07.05.2012 | Miami

Zoo Miami reports that on Tuesday they had had to put down one of their most cherished residents, Machito, a 32-year-old African elephant who came to ...

PHOTO: Glass Saves Boy From Lioness

Posted 06.28.2012 | Miami

A Fort Meyers family is no doubt very grateful for a single pane of glass after a close encounter and fortuitous photo opt Wednesday at Zoo Miami. ...

GUIDE: Where To Watch Last Venus Transit Of This Century

The Huffington Post | Christiana Lilly | Posted 06.05.2012 | Miami

Venus is making its final trip over the sun this century, and South Floridians are gathering Tuesday night to watch this rare celestial event. Ven...

PHOTOS: The Most Adorable Warts And Snouts Ever

Posted 07.19.2012 | Miami

Just as the Arsht Center hosts Pumbaa, the singing warthog in Broadway hit "The Lion King," Zoo Miami welcomes four new warthogs piglets. But that...

PHOTOS: It's A Girl! Zoo Miami Welcomes Adorable Newborn

Posted 03.18.2012 | Miami

It’s a girl! Zoo Miami staff has welcomed a female baby giraffe into their brood. Born Monday, the newborn weighs nearly 150 pounds and towers at...

WATCH: Exotic Animals Turned Over At Zoo Miami

The Huffington Post | Christiana Lilly | Posted 03.12.2012 | Miami

54 exotic animals headed to Zoo Miami on Saturday, looking for a new home. On the annual Nonnative Pet Amnesty Day, residents who illegally own or...

PHOTOS: Adorable Chimp REALLY Loves Valentine's Gift

Posted 02.14.2012 | Miami

"Life is like a box of chocolates or fruits and peanut butter," says Zoo Miami. "You never know what you’re gonna get." But on Valentine's Day, ...

The Cutest Art-Making Otter You'll See All Day

The Huffington Post | Amanda McCorquodale | Posted 02.03.2012 | Miami

This Saturday, Bakehouse Art Complex is hosting "Savage," an exhibit by animals for animals. Critters and beasts from Zoo Miami used their snouts,...