"Also posing a medical concern to the zoo: the status of Maude, an Asian elephant unable to move her bowels." -- an actual sentence in a Miami Herald story that comes with the partial headlines "elephant severely constipated."
The single animal that Miami kids grew up with is gone. White tiger Carlita, who was born in 1992 and moved to the zoo in 1994, was euthanized after a lengthy illness. She is irreplaceable. Carlita had replaced another tiger, Lucknow, who killed a trainer that same year.
Brew at the Zoo is tomorrow, May 4. The event, at Zoo Miami, features over 100 beers, including local craft selections and a home brewers alley serving unique and delicious brews you simply have to try. If you're a serious beer geek (or you're into treasure hunting), here's a map of the entire Brew ... More >>
Paul and Young Ron might know everything about being the funniest people to every hit the radio airwaves, but did you know they're also beer aficionados? In fact, they love beer so much, they've taken over the fourth annual New Times' Brew at the Zoo, renaming our home brew section the "Paul and Yo ... More >>
The fourth annual New Times Brew at the Zoo is creeping up on us as stealthily as a tiger.This 21-and over event, which allows you to sample over 100 beers on Saturday, May 4, from 7 to 11 p.m. at Zoo Miami, promises to be more fun than a barrel of monkeys. Now, more than ever, the craft beer scene ... More >>
Miami is world-famous for its party animals, but most people don't usually think of tigers, monkeys, and gorillas. But they love a good time too. That's why New Times' Brew at the Zoo is such an awesome event. The fourth annual Brew at the Zoo will take place Saturday, May 4, at Zoo Miami from ... More >>
Anything goes in the wild. Especially when there is beer involved. An unlimited supply of more than 100 domestic, international, and microbrew beers, to be exact. And live appearances by Miami's own booty pioneer, a Grammy-winning hip-hop group, and Mr. 305 Inc.'s newest addition. At least that i ... More >>
Brew at the Zoo is back and better than ever. Where else can you sample over 100 different beers, enjoy a live concert, and mingle with friends -- all in close proximity to a bunch of wild predators? On Saturday, May 4, from 7 p.m. - 11 p.m., get ready to party with the animals when New Times' ... More >>
Up in Tampa Bay the latest craze is to throw all sorts of baby wild animals in the pool and let kids swim with them. Sure, authorities may have put an end to venture that rented out baby alligators to swim at kids' pool parties, but now a private zoo in the area is offering kids the experience of sw ... More >>
Put your best drinkin' suit on, because tomorrow is the third annual Brew at the Zoo at Zoo Miami. The event features an array of hop-laden beverages ranging from mass-produced brands like Dos Equis and Budweiser to craft offerings from CerveTech and Florida Beer Company.In addition to all the beer ... More >>
Miami New Times and Zoo Miami are teaming together once more to bring you beer and music right next to jungle cats, giant primates, and cute creatures of the forest - at the third annual New Times Brew at the Zoo. This Saturday, April 28 from 7 to 10 p.m, enjoy plenty of beer, food, and live music ... More >>
Miami New Times and Zoo Miami are teaming together once more to bring you beer and music in close proximity to apes, tigers, and birds of prey -- at the third annual New Times Brew at the Zoo. On Saturday, April 28 from 7 to 10 p.m (gates open at 6 p.m. for VIP ticket holders), brew, munchies and t ... More >>
It's that time of year again when Miami New Times and Zoo Miami take the term Animal House literally...at the third annual New Times Brew at the Zoo.On Saturday, April 28 from 7 to 10 p.m., hundreds of brews, ales, and other liquid delights will be available for your sampling enjoyment, along with l ... More >>
It's a love story for the ages. The bond between a chimp named Bubbles and her pink, heart-painted box.The couple was set up by Zoo Miami's staff, and the box was stuffed full of the chimp's favorite fruits. All of the apes at the zoo were actually set up with boxes, but judging from the photos p ... More >>
Lions, and tigers, and bears...all raise a glass to toast the third annual New Times Brew at the Zoo at Zoo Miami on Saturday, April 28 from 7 to 11 p.m. Dozens of beers, ales, and spirits will be there for the drinking including old favorites, imports, and craft brews. Brew at the Zoo allows you ... More >>
photo by Galopin via Wikimedia CommonsThey look so innocent.Ah, petting zoos. They seem so innocent, all those pretty horses letting you stroke their manes just like a real-life Sunday morning cartoon. It's great! Until the horse gets a taste for human blood, that is, and decides to bite the thum ... More >>
Photo by JipsyAll good pirates need a map to lead them to golden treasures. Brew at the Zoo's treasures, like pirate's booty, are golden in color and sought by many. The only difference is that you can drink this bounty. Almost 50 tents will serve up beers and libations including Sam Adams, Grols ... More >>
Photo by JipsyNot sure this guy remembers last year's Brew at the Zoo.Your girlfriend always tells you that your friends are animals, so prove her right and take her (and all your buddies) to the second annual New Times & Zoo Miami Brew at the Zoo on April 30. Sample beer and spirits from aro ... More >>
No rhinoceroses were harmed in the making of this logo.In a match made in drunk heaven, Miami Metrozoo and the Miami New Times have paired up for Brew at the Zoo. What took us so long? I mean exotic animals and booze go hand in hand. Our sister paper, New Times Broward-Palm Beach (erroneously rep ... More >>
And this sign is so great. Good luck fitting the new name on anything like this.Zoo is one of the funnest words in the English language, and the name "Miami MetroZoo" is just charming and pretty well known at this point.It's worked for 30 years, and there's nothing wrong with it. So leave it to t ... More >>
"Zoophiles evidently don't have any consideration for people. Maybe that's why they have to resort to sex with animals."
"Let him foolishly make money off of these animals, and we'll mop up the mess when something tragic finally happens."
Hooray! The Miami-Dade County Fair is here!
Go ape at Monkey Jungle
Beastie boys and girls hang at Metrozoo
This party will be an absolute zoo
Edward Albee's The Zoo Story makes for a crazy day out
Brimstone127 offers a thoughtful but fun hip-hop happening
One Ninety Eighty-Sixed
They're for sale in the gift shop at Parrot Jungle, which has some folks crying foul
Childrens Zoo at Metrozoo
The Zoological Society says Metrozoo makes fundraising impossible. Metrozoo says the Zoological Society doesn't know from fundraising.
Monkey Jungle's owners say their gorilla is as happy as a clam in his cage. Animal activists say he's going bananas.
A squabble between two South Dade neighbors has the feathers flying
A squabble between two South Dade neighbors has the feathers flying
Bruce Matheson doesn't need you or anyone else to tell him what's wrong with his family's legacy, Crandon Park. So just step aside, thank you.
A notorious animal smuggler. Some eager buyers. A bizarre sting operation. A dark and stormy night. No wonder the jurors could hardly believe what they were hearing.
Some Metrozoo volunteers say that visitors are pelting the residents with rocks and other objects -- and that the zoo's administration doesn't seem to care
Vilified by animal protectionists, indicted for smuggling, praised by the feds. Matthew Block surprised everyone. Maybe even himself.