Zoo Miami's parking lot became one of the main staging areas for FPL and dozens of other power companies helping with relief efforts after Hurricane Irma.
Zoo Miami's parking lot became one of the main staging areas for FPL and dozens of other power companies helping with relief efforts after Hurricane Irma. Ron Magill Zoo Miami
Zoo Miami's parking lot became one of the main staging areas for FPL and dozens of other power companies helping with relief efforts after Hurricane Irma. Ron Magill Zoo Miami

Hundreds of FPL trucks have been calling the zoo their home

September 20, 2017 03:55 PM

UPDATED September 20, 2017 04:12 PM

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