Category: Brevard Zoo

WATCH: Wrinkled Hornbill Chick Finally Emerges From 10-Week Stay in Nest Captivity at Brevard Zoo

After a 10-week stay in a nest box, a young wrinkled hornbill finally emerged yesterday at Brevard Zoo. The chick, which has yet to be named or sexed, hatched on March 28 to parents Morticia and Gomez. […]

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WATCH: Brevard Zoo’s 15-Year-Old ‘Linnaeus’ Two-Toed Sloth ‘Sammy’ Delivers Newborn

On the morning of April 8, keepers were greeted by a delightfully tiny Linnaeus’s two-toed sloth! Born to 15-year-old mother Sammy and 18-year-old father Dustin, this little one is the third sloth baby in the Zoo’s history and the first in over two years. […]

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Brevard Zoo’s Bear ‘Brody’ Undergoes Historical MRI Scan at Health First’s Viera Hospital

Brevard Zoo’s bear ‘Brody’ was taken to Health First’s Viera Hospital Sunday morning for an MRI scan and is one of the first bears in history to undergo such a procedure—and certainly the youngest. […]

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Brevard Zoo Welcomes First Galahs to Ever Hatch at Zoo, Cockatoos Native to Australia

Brevard Zoo animal care staff are doting over two tiny galahs. The older chick hatched on March 21, and the younger sibling emerged from their egg six days later. […]

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Linda Chadwick Honored as 2020 Brevard Zoo Volunteer of the Year, Donated More Than 3,770 Hours

During its virtual volunteer appreciation event on Saturday, February 13, Brevard Zoo announced Linda Chadwick as its 2020 Volunteer of the year. […]

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Brevard Zoo Members Take Part in Rare Sea Turtle Triple Release That Were Injured Near Cape Canaveral

Brevard Zoo members took part in a rare triple release Monday afternoon. Green sea turtles Emerald and Mera—along with an unnamed patient who came up to the Zookeepers in the day with a minor hook injury and was immediately deemed releasable—were sent home in Cape Canaveral. […]

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Michelle Ferguson, Vanessa Kunz, Micaela McPherson and Nicole Moyer Graduate as ‘Senior Keepers’ at Brevard Zoo

In spring 2019, four brevard Zoo animal care team members were chosen to pilot a new professional development program. Michelle Ferguson, Vanessa Kunz, Micaela McPherson and Nicole Moyer graduated as “senior keepers” last month, ready to usher in a new class of up-and-comers. […]

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Brevard Zoo Invites Runners, Walkers of All Skill Levels to ‘Rafiki Run 3K’ Saturday Feb.13

Runners and walkers of all skill levels are invited to race or stroll through Brevard Zoo during the Rafiki Run 3k on Saturday, February 13 at 7 a.m. A virtual option is also available. […]

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