Category: Brevard Zoo

WATCH: New UF, UCF Partnership With Brevard Zoo Will Aid Sea Turtles Through Technology

A collaboration among the Brevard Zoo, the University of Central Florida, University of Florida and volunteers from Northrop Grumman Corp. is exploring innovative ways to integrate expertise and technology to help local sea turtle researchers collect detailed data. 

VIDEO: Southern Stingray Pups ‘Dallas’ and ‘Clementine’ Born at Brevard Zoo

In a Brevard Zoo first, southern stingray Belle gave birth to two pups on Tuesday. The sexes are unknown at this time. The little ones, named Dallas and Clementine, weighed just under a pound at birth. They are being kept in a smaller enclosure inside the Zoo’s 20,000-gallon Indian River Lagoon-themed tank as protection from larger fish.

Butterflies, Nubian Goats Violet and Lily to Headline Brevard Zoo Exhibit Through Sept. 30

After a three-year absence, butterflies are fluttering back to Brevard Zoo with feathered, furry and scaly friends in tow. Dubbed “Butterflies and the Magic of Nature,” the exhibit will feature hundreds of native butterflies, colorful birds, a massive snapping turtle, training demonstrations, hands-on nature play activities and other enchanting attractions.