Gorillas will be off display until further notice.  Our Children's Zoo area is undergoing some renovations from February 27 to April 1.  All other areas of Zoo Miami are OPEN for your enjoyment!  We apologize for the inconvenience.

Upcoming Event

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Speaker Series: Endangered Gorillas

Start: April 27, 2017 - 7:30pm

End: April 27, 2017 - 8:30pm

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Did you know? Both species of gorilla are critically endangered, and evidence shows gorillas have declined more than 60% over the past 25 years.

Join us as Dr. Tara Stoinski talks to us about these magnificant apes and the fight to save them from extinction. Dr. Stoinski is the President, CEO, and Chief Scientific Officer of the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International as well as an active researcher in primate cognition, social behavior, and reproductive strategies. She also works as manager of conservation partnerships at Zoo Atlanta, and she is adjunct faculty in the psychology departments of Emory University, Georgia State University, and the Georgia Institute of Technology.

She is a member of the Ape Taxon Advisory Group and Gorilla Species Survival Plan of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, the IUCN Primate Specialist Group’s Section for Great Apes, and the American and International Primatological Societies. She received graduate degrees from Oxford University and the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Event proceeds will benefit the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International.

 

 

Location Info:
Manuel Artime Theater
900 SW 1st ST
Miami
Florida
33130