Earlier this week 201 Brevard Zoo members and other animal lovers pitched in $12,815 for the Zoo’s Sea Turtle Healing Center, which exists to rehabilitate and release sick and injured sea turtles from Brevard County and beyond.
As residents of Brevard County, sea turtles are near and dear to all of our hearts, Brevard Zoo’s Sea Turtle Healing Center asks for you to donate on Zoo Giving Day on Dec. 3.
Joel Sartore has dedicated the past 25 years of his life to photographing every animal species in existence—an effort that has sent him all over the world.
As Brevard Zoo inches closer to the grand opening of Rainforest Revealed, they are happy to announce that a dozen fish representing three species have arrived and are already settling into their new, 5,300-gallon home.
Brevard Zoo has announced that long-term conservation partner Florida Wildlife Hospital & Sanctuary will be the recipient of a $5,000 grant to be awarded every year in perpetuity.
Brevard Zoo’s first-ever giant otters were delivered last week. It was quite the adventure for this pair (consisting of a five-year-old female and her three-year-old brother), who came all the way from Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens.
This Veterans Day weekend, current military and veterans will receive complimentary general admission to Brevard Zoo. This offer is valid from November 9 to 11.
Some colorful critters will be hopping into Brevard Zoo’s Rainforest Revealed when it opens shortly.
As the only sea turtle rehabilitation facility in Brevard County, our Sea Turtle Healing Center takes in an increasing number of sick and injured animals every year.
One chick, two chicks, three flamingo chicks. Brevard Zoo is happy to announce that Chilean flamingos have hatched at the Zoo for the first time in our 25-year history.
Brevard Zoo’s newest team member, manager of individual giving Sherri Law, has hit the ground running. Law has worked in nonprofit development for 15 years, most recently as director of advancement for Aging Matters in Brevard.
brevard zoo’s interest in conservation efforts extends well beyond the county line Brevard Zoo, the zoo that the community built, has always cared deeply about Mother Earth and her creatures, and the zoo’s interest in conservation […]
Jackie Knorr has joined the Brevard Zoo team as its new director of human resources. Knorr, a lifelong animal lover, enjoys the ability to interact with animals at the Zoo, especially feeding the giraffe and birds.
Kristi and Kaleigh come into work every day expecting something new. Will it be a blood draw on a rhino? A dental cleaning on a jaguar? An ultrasound on a sea turtle? Our vet techs wear lots of hats, and this National Veterinary Technician Week, we’re taking our hats off to them.
On September 27—just days before T-Bone’s death—17-year-old Masai giraffe Milenna gave birth to her fifth offspring. Upon delivery, the as-yet-unnamed newborn stood five feet eight inches tall and weighed 140 pounds.
Last week, Brevard Zoo animal care staff noticed nearly-year-old Masai giraffe T-Bone was lethargic, uninterested in food and producing diarrhea.
It’s time to fall into conservation, which means there are three new Quarters for Conservation (Q4C) projects for you to vote on. For the next three months, your vote will support a project of your choice: connecting elephant and giraffe populations, protecting the habitat of okapis or increasing the number of black rhinos.
Bunji the two-year-old red kangaroo received some extra TLC following damage to his right forelimb. During the keepers’ daily morning check-in on July 6, it was apparent that Bunji had broken one or more of his bones. We’re not sure how he managed to sustain this injury.
Brevard Zoo’s Sea Turtle Healing Center is sending another patient back to the ocean. Janeway the juvenile green sea turtle will be released on Thursday, September 19 at 10 a.m. at Lori Wilson Park in Cocoa Beach.
SPACE COAST DAILY TV: Seventeen-year-old female giant anteater “Boo” underwent a routine wellness exam last week at Brevard Zoo. Nine animal care professionals participated in the procedure, including three veterinarians.