A Palm Beach County developer wants to build a Walmart-anchored shopping center on nearly 140 acres near Zoo Miami that contain one of the largest remaining tracts of endangered pine rockland outside Everglades National Park. The pine rocklands pictured here are nearby in Larry and Penny Thompson Park, which was restored by Miami-Dade County.
A Palm Beach County developer wants to build a Walmart-anchored shopping center on nearly 140 acres near Zoo Miami that contain one of the largest remaining tracts of endangered pine rockland outside Everglades National Park. The pine rocklands pictured here are nearby in Larry and Penny Thompson Park, which was restored by Miami-Dade County. PATRICK FARRELL pfarrell@miamiherald.com
A Palm Beach County developer wants to build a Walmart-anchored shopping center on nearly 140 acres near Zoo Miami that contain one of the largest remaining tracts of endangered pine rockland outside Everglades National Park. The pine rocklands pictured here are nearby in Larry and Penny Thompson Park, which was restored by Miami-Dade County. PATRICK FARRELL pfarrell@miamiherald.com

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