Orangutans and gibbons will be off exhibit from Jan 17 - 20 for exhibit improvements. Wildlife Carousel will be closed for maintenance Jan 17 - 20. From Jan 17 - Mar 2017, some areas of the Children's Zoo will be under construction to improve our guests' experience. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Citizen Science

Everyone's a scientist

cit·i·zen sci·ence (noun): the collection and analysis of data relating to the natural world by members of the general public, typically as part of a collaborative project with professional scientists


Tab One
Fishing Derby

Removing invasive fish species helps improve habitat quality and creates room for native fish and wildlife. Come out to Zoo Miami, enjoy some breakfast, and help us clean our lakes. We provide the rods and bait, you reel 'em in!


Thank you for a great 2016 season!
Fishing Derbies will resume in Spring 2017


Your help is making an impact!

We are steadily reducing the proportion of invasive fish in our lake:

Download Zoo Miami Fishing Data


Contact education@zoomiami.org or 305-255-5551 for more information.