Category: Brevard Zoo

Brevard Zoo Attempts to Help Save Green Sea Turtle ‘Rock-Sea’ Found at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station

One hundred sick or injured green sea turtles have come for treatment at Brevard Zoo’s Sea Turtle Healing Center this year. To put that in perspective, Brevard Zoo has never taken in over 100 patients—no matter the species—in any given year. And it’s only September. […]

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Sea Turtle ‘Spumoni’ Finds Home at Brevard Zoo After Being Stranded in Flagler County

‘Spumoni’, a juvenile green sea turtle, was stranded on Marineland Beach in Flagler County and was originally picked up by the Whitney Laboratory for Marine Bioscience, who did not have room at their facility and sent the patient to Brevard Zoo’s Healing Center. […]

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Brevard Zoo Helps Sea Turtle ‘Riptide’ Adjust to Life With Three Flippers After Amputation Surgery

Juvenile green sea turtle Riptide is adjusting to life with three flippers after undergoing amputation surgery in July. This patient was brought to the Brevard Zoo’s Sea Turtle Healing Center on June 25 after they were found in Ormond Beach with their flippers entangled in monofilament line (an unfortunate consequence of human behavior) and a few external fibropapillomatosis (FP) tumors. […]

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Brevard Zoo Celebrates National Zookeeper Week by Showcasing Exceptional Qualities of Staff

Brevard Zoo is obviously all about the animals, but they can’t do what they do without their keepers, who work tirelessly to ensure all of the living creatures in our care are thriving. […]

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Brevard Zoo Releases Green Sea Turtle ‘Pearl’ in Satellite Beach After Four-Month Rehabilitation

Following a successful fourth-month rehabilitation stint with Brevard Zoo juvenile green sea turtle Pearl was released in Satellite Beach on Thursday morning. […]

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Brevard Zoo Offering Free Children’s Admission During August and September

Throughout the months of August and September, children 11 years of age and younger will receive free admission to Brevard Zoo when accompanied by a paying adult who is a Florida resident. […]

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