You may have seen one of the newest Brevard Zoo family members, Emerald the green iguana, in her habitat on the Caribbean Trail. This stunning reptile has had quite the journey to the Zoo.
Brevard Zoo has selected HHCP Architects as the design firm for its proposed aquarium and conservation center at Port Canaveral.
Scalier, slimier and more spineless than ever, Brevard Zoo’s annual Cold-Blooded Weekend celebration is returning from Saturday, August 31 to Monday, September 2.
Juvenile green sea turtles Don King and Kazoo returned to the Indian River Lagoon in Titusville yesterday morning. Don King, who was admitted to Brevard Zoo’s Sea Turtle Healing Center on March 29, came in with a fractured front flipper and an old, healed fracture to the shell; and was covered in barnacles.
Juvenile green sea turtles Don King and Kazoo will be returned to the Indian River Lagoon on the northeast side of the A. Max Brewer Bridge in Titusville tomorrow at 10 a.m.
The Brevard Zoo has announced that they are taking the next step by supporting AZA’s lion Species Survival Plan and building a home for these magnificent cats at the Zoo, where they will be safe from the threats facing their counterparts in Africa and help ensure a future for lions in human care.
On Tuesday morning, keepers noted 19-year-old white rhinoceros Kibibi appeared lethargic and uninterested in food, and was defecating less than usual. Soon after, a liquid that appeared to be stomach contents began pouring out of Kibibi’s nostrils.
Following a stay at Brevard Zoo’s Sea Turtle Healing Center, juvenile green sea turtle Kona will be returned to the ocean at Bonsteel Park in Melbourne Beach on Tuesday, July 9 at 4 p.m. through a partnership with the Barrier Island Center.
Brevard Zoo welcomed two rock hyrax pups on Wednesday, June 19 to mother Buffy and father Fangs. The newborns have been named Turnip and Radish by keepers, and their sexes are unknown at this time. They are not yet visible to Zoo guests.
Central Florida youth are invited to learn about local and international conservation efforts at Brevard Zoo’s eighth annual Youth Environmental Summit on Saturday, July 27 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Brevard Zoo had the joy of welcoming a southern stingray pup in their 20,000-gallon Paws On Aquarium. At just over a week old, it was time for the as-yet-unnamed newborn to receive a neonatal exam.
Three-year-old red ruffed lemur sisters Julienne and Juniper have debuted at Brevard Zoo. This playful primate pair—the first members of their species ever housed at the Zoo—has taken up residence in a newly renovated habitat that formerly held rock hyraxes and turacos.
Thanks to the strong relationships Brevard Zoo has formed, some of their female kangaroos allow them to conduct daily “pouch inspections.”
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.