On June 8, an as-yet-unnamed wrinkled hornbill chick that hatched on April 12 emerged from its nest at Brevard Zoo. Its sex is not yet known.
Shell-ebrate World Sea Turtle Day at the Zoo! Explore an obstacle course that simulates the challenges these animals face, play educational games, create a turtle-themed craft and meet representatives from local conservation organizations, including our very own Sea Turtle Healing Center.
10-year-old cheetah Pepper underwent her biannual physical exam. Brevard Zoo is happy to report that she appears to be in great health overall!
Brevard Zoo has partnered with Denver-based Service Systems Associates (SSA) to manage the Zoo’s culinary offerings.
There’s nothing quite like summer heat in Florida, and Brevard Zoo plans on helping its guests stay cool with Arctic Blast Tuesdays. Every Tuesday in June and July at 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m., Zoo staff will place two or three 300-pound ice blocks in the Paws On “play lagoon,” a shallow water play area.
In recognition of Mother’s Day on Sunday, May 12 and Father’s Day on Sunday, June 16, Brevard Zoo is offering big savings to parents visiting with their families.
Brevard Zoo’s Sea Turtle Healing Center released juvenile green sea turtle Kernel. This patient was admitted in January after ingesting a fishhook, which required surgical removal.
Brevard Zoo welcomed a new face on Monday, April 15 when three-year-old klipspringer Deborah gave birth to a calf named Clarice.
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.
Angela Shaw has been a volunteer at the Zoo since 2015, working with the Sea Turtle Healing Center team to help rehabilitate sick and injured sea turtles.
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).
Due to deteriorating quality of life caused by cancer, Brevard Zoo made the compassionate decision to euthanize Oakley the white-tailed deer on Tuesday afternoon.
Although Brevard Zoo appreciates their volunteers everyday, April 7–13 is National Volunteer Appreciation Week, so we’ve decided to highlight just how much their volunteers contribute to the Zoo and its missions.
When the Brevard Zoo announced they were building a home for rescued bears last fall, the excitement in the community was palpable. More than a year of planning and construction has finally paid off, and they are happy to say that their first bear is now ready to “meet” you!
Brevard Zoo guests are invited to “Spring into Action” at the Zoo’s annual Party for the Planet on Saturday, April 20 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
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 is excited to announce their first new Rainforest Revealed inhabitant has arrived: Calypso the capybara!
Just two weeks ago, the Sea Turtle Healing Center admitted 13 green sea turtles over the course of a weekend; since then, we’ve been hard at work taking in even more patients.
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission signed off on multiple changes that need to be made to the rhino encounter at the Brevard Zoo before it can reopen.