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Miami-Dade mother breaks into the big time with 'Black Panther'

Miami-Dade mother breaks into the big time with 'Black Panther'



2018-02-18T20:57:01+0000

SUPER ROLE - "I love the fact that my kid and every black kid across America is gonna see this film and say, 'Wow! We look like kings and queens,'" Sope Aluko said.

The blockbuster movie Black Panther is breaking box office records. It’s also breaking stereotypes by being the first major superhero movie starring a black superhero and set in a rich African nation.


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1 day ago

Palm Beach Zoo

**THE CONTEST IS OFFICIALLY OVER! We will announce the winner tomorrow at 8AM! GOOD LUCK!

WIN A FAMILY 4-PACK just in time for Sunday's (11A-3P) Party for the Planet event sponsored by FPL Connect​ #FPLSolarNow!

What is Chelle, the 70-year-old Aldabra tortoise doing?
a) Earth Day shimmy
b) Ordering a new vegan entree
c) Scratching an itch
d) All of the above

TO BE ELIGIBLE: you must LIKE our page (so we can TAG you) and LIKE/SHARE this post. We'll choose a winner at RANDOM from among all the correct guesses! ENTRY DEADLINE: Noon, Wednesday, April 18! Winner Announced 8AM, Thursday, April 19 (ZOO EMPLOYEES, FORMER/CURRENT INTERNS & VOLUNTEERS ARE NOT ELIGIBLE). GOOD LUCK!
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**THE CONTEST IS OFFICIALLY OVER! We will announce the winner tomorrow at 8AM! GOOD LUCK!

Contest ends in about 2 hours - we love reading your answers - keep 'em coming!

Shoutout to lead reptile keeper Emily May Maple for the cute clip of Chelle!

C❤️❤️❤️ How do you pick winner

C! But we can call it A in light of this week! 💕💗💕💗💕💗

C my son has been talking about seeing animals non stop would be awesome to go

C is the real answer...but D is the fun answer 😀

D! I'm pretty sure she is scratching an itch but all of the above are fun😜❤🐢🐢

I’m going with C, although it could be D 😎

C. Scratching an itch! Everyone does the branch back scratch!

C. Please let us win never been to the zoo really wanna bring the kids

C but all of them are fun

c) Scratching an itch

C! Super cute!

D! (Although technically it's C.) 😉

C scratching an itch final answer

D lol turtle love ❤️❤️❤️❤️

C so cute! 🐢

Itching for a scratch. C

C, scratching an itch!

C scratching an itch,

C my son absolutely loves 🐢

C - scratching an itch. 🐢

C. 🐢🐢❤️😍

C) scratching an itch!

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Palm Beach Zoo

PICTURE PURR-FECT POSES to kick off #TigerTuesday in #ThePalmBeaches and a special shoutout to Braman Motorcars the corporate sponsor of our Kimelman Tiger Habitat! 📷: oceangurl67 ...

PICTURE PURR-FECT POSES to kick off #TigerTuesday  in #ThePalmBeaches and a special shoutout to Braman Motorcars the corporate sponsor of our Kimelman Tiger Habitat! 📷: oceangurl67

 

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3 days ago

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Well... Well.. Well... Monday, we meet again. ...

Well... Well.. Well... Monday, we meet again.

 

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We are coming for a visit today! See you all later!

BE THERE SOON!

WHAT BETTER PLACE TO GO ON SUCH A BEAUTIFUL DAY

4 days ago

Palm Beach Zoo

Hi! You look like you could use a day of WILD adventure! ...

Hi! You look like you could use a day of WILD adventure!

 

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The otters are my favorite.

SOOOO CUTE!

5 days ago

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“I. SAID. I’M. BRINGING. SNARKY. BACK.” #Caturday #MICDrop in #ThePalmBeaches 🐯😏🤣 photo: Carl Stoveland Photography ...

“I. SAID. I’M. BRINGING. SNARKY. BACK.” #Caturday #MICDrop in #ThePalmBeaches 🐯😏🤣 photo: Carl Stoveland Photography

 

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Lol well that's a come hither look

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They make the funniest faces

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