Eight young tarantulas, or “spiderlings,” were brought to Brevard Zoo on Wednesday, May 1 after being confiscated from an importer by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS).
Sculpture Safari—Brevard Zoo’s new art installation featuring 16 life-size animals crafted from reclaimed metals—continues to enchant guests nearly two months into its run.
Christy Ihlo has joined the Brevard Zoo team as its new conservation coordinator. Ihlo will oversee the Women of the Wild (WOW) program while also playing a role in the expansion of the Zoo’s international conservation efforts.
Brevard Zoo’s Party for the Planet, an Earth Day celebration scheduled for Saturday, April 20 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., will be “more fun and impactful than ever” thanks to a grant from the Disney Conservation Fund (DCF).
U.S. News & World Report has released its list of the country’s 30 best zoos and Brevard Zoo is one of them. Author Kyle McCarthy praised the Zoo’s one-of-a-kind adventures, such as kayak tours and zip lining; educational offerings and easy-to-navigate layout.
Brevard Zoo’s Sea Turtle Healing Center admitted 13 green sea turtles between Friday and Sunday. The cause of this influx is unknown.
Celebrations are in order for Donna Weissman, who was recognized as Brevard Zoo’s 2018 Volunteer of the Year at its Volunteer Appreciation Dinner on Thursday, February 7.
Brevard Zoo invites the community to attend a ticketed presentation featuring legendary conservationist and media personality Jack Hanna.
Start your engines! Famed racecar driver Tony Stewart and legendary wildlife champion Jack Hanna are set to appear at Brevard Zoo’s first-ever two-night Safari Under the Stars extravaganza to celebrate the Zoo’s 25th anniversary.
On the morning of Friday, January 4, Brevard Zoo welcomed another baby in the form of a Linnaeus’s two-toed sloth.
Runners and walkers of all skill levels are encouraged to race through Brevard Zoo for a “Terrapin Trot” on Saturday, February 9.
Brevard Zoo has selected 12 conservation projects to receive funding through its Quarters for Conservation (Q4C) grant program.
Central Floridians are invited to celebrate the holidays at Brevard Zoo with Holiday Happenings, an annual series of events presented by the Zoo’s corporate sponsors.
Brevard Zoo has a new team member in Ysella Yoder, who has been appointed manager of development operations. Yoder comes to the Zoo with a wealth of experience in project management and a passion for conservation.
Brevard Zoo welcomed 5,200-pound, 16-year-old Frankie earlier this month. The southern white rhinoceros came from a private facility in central Florida.
Brevard Zoo welcomed a newborn giraffe on Friday, October 19. The little one, a male, was born six feet tall and weighed 158 pounds. The as-yet-unnamed calf arrived around 5:15 a.m., entering the world feet-first.
Brevard Zoo’s Sea Turtle Healing Center is caring for nearly 300 green and loggerhead sea turtle “washbacks” pushed ashore when Hurricane Leslie disrupted their habitat.
Guacamole became the first adult green sea turtle released by Brevard Zoo’s Sea Turtle Healing Center. A crowd of hundreds gathered to watch the 200-plus-pound reptile wade her way into the ocean.
Brevard Zoo guests have a few more days to see their friends at Butterflies and the Magic of Nature. The exhibit, which opened on Saturday, May 26, will close on Sunday, September 30.
Aptly named, 200-pound Guacamole will become the first adult green sea turtle released by Brevard Zoo’s Sea Turtle Healing Center on Monday, September 24.