Rafiki is probably the best-known animal at the Zoo, and it’s easy to understand why. This 19-foot-tall, 21-year-old giraffe bull was the first member of his species to ever arrive here, and he’s sired a total of 14 calves with 18-year-old female Milenna and 20-year-old Johari. […]
Brevard Zoo is celebrating the arrival of two roseate spoonbill chicks. One each hatched on May 16 and 17. The youngsters are thriving behind the scenes, and they have just begun eating solid food. […]
It is with a heavy heart that we report the death of Boo, our 18-year-old female giant anteater. Boo appeared to be the picture of health during a routine checkup last September, but last week, she was found to have a low body weight, began behaving lethargically and exhibited stiffness in her hindlimbs. […]
Brevard Zoo will reopen to the general public on Sunday, May 23 with several changes in place for the safety of Zoo animals, guests and staff. The hours of operation are 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.; last admission is at 3 p.m. for nonmembers and 3:30 p.m. for members. […]
WATCH: Brevard Zoo’s Little Frank is a growing boy! The tawny frogmouth chick hatched on April 21 and the chick’s parents, 20-year-old Nathan and eight-year-old Hotdog, have had five offspring at the Zoo. […]
An endangered green sea turtle found badly injured at the Port on April 6 and rescued by two Port staffers and a Brevard County Sheriff’s Office deputy is recuperating at the Brevard Zoo Sea Turtle Healing Center. […]
Oysters are being used to help clean the Indian River Lagoon and Brevard Zoo Conservation Coordinator Olivia Escandell talks about the process and how oysters help, on Space Coast Daily TV.
Brevard Zoo is sending $1,000 each to five conservation organizations responding to the bushfire crisis that has devastated Australia.
Brevard Zoo’s new director of facilities is no stranger to the institution. Previously serving as the Zoo’s landscaping manager, Dane Dernier was appointed to the position in an interim capacity following the previous director’s departure in September 2019.
12 new faces waddled and swam their way into the Rainforest Revealed aviary. These residents included a mix of 10 male and female fulvous whistling ducks and two male yellow-spotted river turtles.
Members of the public have the opportunity to help name two of Brevard Zoo’s newest inhabitants—giant fish known as arapaimas.