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Visiting the Miami Metrozoo - An energizing activity, Florida

 
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Distance from city center: 13.2mi
Sistazzione's pictureby Sistazzione Outdoors Activities travel tip
added on the 16th of August, 2010
The Zoo is always a fun place to visit, especially with family. To be outside in the warm, or cool weather, under the blue sky and surrounded with animals is always energizing. At least it is for me! :)

When I visited the Miami Metrozoo I felt this energy and vibration again. The only difference was that it was much better this time. I had the opportunity to see such amazing creatures, like the Golden Lion Tamarin, a monkey which is covered with such a bright orange fur; you feel it will catch fire :); the Black Necked Swan, whose little ones are white and beautiful in comparison with the regular swan’s ‘ugly duckling’; and the Indian Rhinos, koalas and the Double-wattled Cassowary, which can live up until 50 years, among others.

If you visit the zoo, you shouldn’t leave out the Amazon and Beyond Exhibit. You will be transported in the Amazon with plants and animals, sounds and smells all around you. Best part of the visit!

Address:
12400 Southwest 152nd Street
Miami, FL 33177-1402

Opening Hours:
Open Daily 9:30am-4pm

 
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