Get up close with the animals in Miami

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If you're an animal lover, you won't want to miss Miami's animal attractions. Zoo Miami is one of the top zoos in the United States. It is located in South Miami and it displays wildlife from Africa, Asia, the Amazon and Australia.

On Key Biscayne, you can delve into the ocean at the Miami Seaquarium, watch shows with killer whales, sea lions and dolphins, as well as view manatees and sea turtles in their natural environment.

Jungle Island is located between downtown and Miami Beach on Watson Island. This attraction features exotic animals like reptiles, penguins, lemurs and a liger - a cross between a lion and a tiger. It also houses a vast collection of birds from around the world.