Author: Brevard Zoo

Brevard Zoo Beloved 13-Year-Old White-Tailed Deer ‘Clementine’ Passes Away Nov. 19

We made the extremely difficult, but compassionate decision to euthanize one of our beloved long-term Zoo residents, Clementine the white-tailed deer, on November 19. […]

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WATCH: Brevard Zoo Gives Florida Black Bears ‘Brody’ and ‘Cheyenne’ Special Winter Home

Brevard Zoo’s Florida black bear habitat is full of odd objects, from hollow toys full of snacks to a hammock for peak napping. Now, you can spot a hobbit-hole-like mound on the left-hand side of their area. […]

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Brevard Zoo’s Juvenile Green Sea Turtle ‘Spumoni’ Receives Negative-Pressured Wound Therapy

Patients often arrive at our Sea Turtle Healing Center after being injured by boats or predators and left with large wounds. Other times, we have to perform surgery on our patients, leaving them with surgical sites that need to heal. […]

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One of Brevard Zoo’s Newly Born Cotton-Top Tamarin Triplets Found Deceased By Keepers

We are saddened to share that one of our cotton-top tamarin triplets has passed away. We recently announced that our cotton-top tamarins, Luna and Cricket, had their three babies on November 5. The announcement was delayed as we gave them time to acclimate as first-time parents. […]

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Brevard Zoo Brings in Four Female Black Howler Monkeys From the San Francisco Zoo

If you’ve come to visit, you may have seen—or heard—our black howler monkeys in Rainforest Revealed. Twenty-two-year-old female Maddie and a 17-year-old male Stormy have called our Zoo home since 2017, and they will soon have four new friends of the same species. […]

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Brevard Zoo Works to Restore Indian River Lagoon by Expanding Oyster Shell Recycling Program

Restore Our Shores, Brevard Zoo’s conservation team working to restore the Indian River Lagoon, is expanding its in-house oyster shell “recycling” program. […]

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Brevard Zoo’s Three-Year-Old Baird’s Tapir ‘Mia’ Welcomes Little One Into the World

Back in July, we teased you that we were expecting a baby boom this fall. Four-year-old Eastern bongo Clover gave birth on October 18, and we patiently waited for 3-year-old Baird’s tapir Mia to welcome her little one into the world. […]

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Brevard Zoo Welcomes Pair of Bolivian Gray Titi Monkeys ‘Cooper’ and ‘Bellini’

Take a walk in Brevard Zoo’s Rainforest Revealed loop, and you may catch two new primates entwining tails. A father and son pair of Bolivian gray titi monkeys are now calling this area home. […]

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Juvenile Green Turtle ‘Hiccup’ Finds New Home at Brevard Zoo After Struggling in Jetty Park

‘Hiccup’, a juvenile green turtle came to Brevard Zoo’s Sea Turtle Healing Center on October 10, after being found struggling at the surface of the water in Jetty Park. […]

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Brevard Zoo’s Eastern Bongo ‘Clover’ Gave Birth to Baby ‘Sebastian’ on Oct. 18

Keepers are calling the newest Brevard Zoo baby especially cute—and it’s easy to see why. Clover the Eastern bongo gave birth to a female calf early on October 18. Keepers kept an eye on Clover and the yet-to-be-named calf, while giving them time to bond, over the following days. […]

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Brevard Zoo Announces the Passing of Wild Florida’s Barred Owl Errol: ‘He Was a Really Sweet Boy’

Brevard Zoo is saddened to share the news of barred owl Errol’s passing. On Sunday, October 16, Wild Florida keepers noticed that Errol seemed “off” behaviorally. […]

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Brevard Zoo Deceased North American River Otters ‘Gladys’ and ‘Finley’ Will Be Missed

Over the course of the last month, we have appreciated your condolences at the loss of our two North American river otters. We know Gladys and Finley were very much a part of your visits to the Zoo, and we miss them, too. […]

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