Quick Facts

Zoo Miami Quick Facts*

  • Owned and operated by the Miami-Dade County Park and Recreation Department
  • Over 100 exhibits
  • 740 total acres; 327 acres developed
  • Over 3 miles of walkways
  • More than 2,000 animals, representing over 500 species
  • Over 40 endangered species
  • Over 70 species of birds in the Wings of Asia Aviary
  • 10,000 - 15,000 Italian honey bees exhibited in Dr. Wilde's World
  • More than 1000 species of trees, palms and other plants
  • Hundreds of orchids in the trees cared for by Eastern Airlines Orchid Society
*Updated 07-07-10