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ZOO MIAMI FOUNDATION TO SURPRISE STUDENT WITH $5,000 AWARD!

In line with the holiday season, Zoo Miami will surprise a South Florida student when she learns that she has been selected to receive this year’s “Ron Magill Conservation Scholarship” for $5,000 on Friday, December 17th, at 10:30AM, in the zoo’s Florida Room. Kathryn Treacy is an accomplished South Florida student who has excelled in both academic and personal achievements.  She is a passionate animal lover and conservationist who has a dream of becoming a... Read More
at Friday, December 17, 2021

LONG-TIME RESIDENT OSTRICH DIES AT ZOO MIAMI

It is with great sadness that Zoo Miami announces the passing of “Red,” a 27 year old male ostrich.  Red was found deceased on Wednesday morning by his keepers and a thorough necropsy was performed by the Animal Health Department yesterday.  Though there was no initial obvious cause of death determined, there were several tissue samples submitted for more in-depth testing that will hopefully provide a better answer.  The results of those tests won’t be available... Read More
at Friday, December 3, 2021

ZOO MIAMI FLAMINGOS RECEIVE ANNUAL WELLNESS EXAMS!

Today, Zoo Miami’s flock of forty Caribbean flamingos (18 males and 22 females) were rounded up on their habitat so that they could each receive their annual wellness exams. The Animal Health team set up a mobile clinic alongside a specially constructed corral area adjacent to the habitat and one by one, each flamingo was brought in to be checked by Zoo Miami Associate veterinarians Dr. Rodney Schnellbacher and Dr. Marisa Bezjian with assistance from the Animal Science and Animal... Read More
at Thursday, December 2, 2021

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