Not all Florida residents are making an exodus ahead of Hurricane Irma, the animal inhabitants of Zoo Miami will stay put and are well prepared to ride out the storm.
Sep 11, 2017 · Flamingos take refuge in a shelter ahead of the downfall of Hurricane Irma at the zoo in Miami, Florida, U.S. September 9, 2017. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
Zoo Miami is one of several zoos and wildlife shelters in the path of Hurricane Irma preparing for the storm by staying put. Wilfredo Lee AP Visitors walk through misters shaped as animals at Zoo
As Hurricane Irma batters South Florida, animals have taken shelter in unlikely places. Two flamingos are pictured in a Key West laundry room. Two parrots are pictured outside a Miami hotel.
Hurricane Irma may have shattered homes and flooded communities, but a colony of six-toed cats descended from Ernest Hemingway’s adopted tomcat and …
9:30 a.m.: Irma makes landfall. Hurricane Irma has made landfall on Cudjoe Key in the lower Florida Keys. The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami said the storm’s center made landfall at 9:10 a.m.
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Ron Magill discusses Zoo Miami’s plan to shelter its animals before Hurricane Irma on September 9, 2017.
A Key deer looks for food among the ruins of Hurricane Irma in the Port Pine Heights neighborhood on Big Pine Key, Florida, in mid-September. Wildlife can also be affected by such storms.
Sep 08, 2017 · Zoos and conservation centers in South Florida moved their animals — including howler monkeys, dingoes and turtles — to safety as Hurricane Irma …
The deer got some of the worst parts of Irma’s high winds, hard rain and dangerous storm surge. The key deer habitat is only about 15 miles away from where the eye made landfall Sunday morning.
The eye of Hurricane Irma is moving along Cuba’s north coast, according to the National Hurricane Hurricane Center. Irma had sustained winds of about 155 mph, making it a Category 4 hurricane as it moved along the island nation. Still, the hurricane could strengthen as it moves toward Florida, forecasters warned.