Animals
Bald Eagle at Palm Beach Zoo

In 2015, I got “up close and personal” with some distinctive (and simply awesome) animals. I wrote about and shared a few of my adventures. And I spent some quality time with my family while I was at it.

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Giraffe at Zoo Miami

Feeding a giraffe—a live, right-in-front-of-you, wild giraffe—is just too hard to pass up. So if you’re a Floridian, or if you’re simply visiting sunny South Florida, I strongly suggest you head on down to Zoo Miami, run to the giraffe exhibit, grab some lettuce, and feed these gentle giants.

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African Black Rhino at Zoo Miami

What time is it? It’s playtime for this African black rhino and her cute little baby. During our recent visit to Zoo Miami, we were lucky to catch a few minutes of frolicking before mama decided it was time for a nap.

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"Oh, Boy!" Lowland Gorilla at Zoo Miami

There are two sayings that sum up our time with the lowland gorillas at Zoo Miami: “I felt like a kid in a candy store,” and “I was in the right place at the right time.”

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White-Eared Catbird at Zoo Miami

The Wings of Asia aviary at Zoo Miami is simply amazing. If you appreciate rare birds, “animal facts,” and a ton of action, you need to put a visit to this aviary on your bucket list.

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Lowland Gorilla at Zoo Miami

If you’re an animal lover and appreciate parks that focus on the animals’ well-being, abundant living conditions, species education, and awareness of animal life around the world, then Zoo Miami, formerly know as the Miami Metrozoo, is the place to visit.

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