Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Last ticket sold at 4:00 PM

Media News

ENDANGERED BLACK RHINOCEROS BORN AT ZOO MIAMI!

On February 24 th , after a pregnancy of approximately 15 months, “Circe,” a 21-year-old endangered black rhinoceros, gave birth to a male calf in the barn adjacent to the black rhino habitat.  Mother and calf have remained off exhibit since the birth where they have been kept sheltered from external stresses and given time to properly bond. During that time, Circe has been a very protective mother and the calf has been nursing regularly while growing rapidly and gaining... Read More
at Wednesday, March 24, 2021

ZOO MIAMI SAYS GOODBYE TO MATRIARCH LIONESS

On March 4 th , “Kashifa,” Zoo Miami’s 11 year old lioness, was noted to have suddenly lost her mobility in her hind legs while on exhibit.  The veterinary team was able to immobilize her and perform baseline diagnostics immediately and did not find an obvious cause for her paraplegia.  Within 48 hours, she underwent an MRI to further evaluate her spine and nerve function, and was determined to have sustained a non-compressive injury to her spinal cord. Sadly,... Read More
at Monday, March 22, 2021

ZOO MIAMI ANNOUNCES BIRTH OF A CRITICALLY ENDANGERED SUMATRAN TIGER!

Zoo Miami is excited to announce the birth of a critically endangered Sumatran tiger!  The single female cub was born on January 5th, and has been in seclusion with her mother since that time.  This is the second birth for the 9 year old female named “Leeloo.” She is a particularly nervous and protective mother so extra precautions have been taken to isolate her and her cub to reduce external stress.  Estimated to weigh approximately 3 pounds at birth, the cub has... Read More
at Wednesday, March 17, 2021

ENDANGERED SOMALI WILD ASS BORN AT ZOO MIAMI!

Zoo Miami is celebrating the birth of a critically endangered Somali Wild Ass that was born sometime around sunrise this morning.  The foal, the 9th born at Zoo Miami, and its mother, a mare named “Lisha,” are now on exhibit and the baby seems to be adapting well.  At nearly 23 years old, Lisha is the oldest Somali Wild Ass to ever give birth in North America!  A neonatal exam is planned in the next day or so to confirm the sex of the baby as well as getting its... Read More
at Friday, March 12, 2021

Become a Member

Enjoy free admission, exclusive events and deals throughout the year, discounts inside the Zoo and more! Plus, your membership helps support our mission in conservation and education, making your Zoo better for you.
Join Now