Category: Theme Park News

Brevard Zoo’s White Rhinos Uzuri and Kibibi to Be Artificially Inseminated to Ensure Long-Term Genetic Diversity

BREVARD ZOO OFFICIALS: Earlier this year, we let you know that we had begun the process of using artificial insemination, or AI, to breed our rhinos. We hope that at the end of this process, we will have baby rhinos – but more importantly, our females, Uzuri and Kibibi, will be contributing to the population of southern white rhinos to ensure long-term genetic diversity for this critically important species. […]

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Brevard Zoo Return Juvenile Green Sea Turtle Speedy Back to the Ocean After Making Full Recovery

It’s not often that our sea turtle patients get a boat ride home, but Speedy the juvenile green sea turtle got to literally wish a crowd “bon voyage” after being returned to the water following a five-month stay at our Sea Turtle Healing Center. […]

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Brevard Zoo Release Nearly 50 Florida Grasshopper Sparrows After Successful Breeding Season

The Brevard Zoo is happy to report that our breeding season for critically endangered Florida grasshopper sparrows has concluded and was wildly successful. Forty-seven birds were released or are soon to be released into their natural range to boost the population of this species. […]

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Brevard Zoo Celebrates National Iguana Awareness Day with Grand Cayman Blue Iguana’s Leonard, Lucia

There’s a day to celebrate nearly every food, activity, and animal and iguanas are no different! Happy National Iguana Awareness Day (September 8) to our two Grand Cayman blue iguanas, Leonard and Lucia! […]

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Fran Cosmo, Former Lead Singer of BOSTON, to Perform in Concert at 36th Annual Space Coast State Fair Nov 19

Do you love all the great songs from the band BOSTON? A little bit of Boston is coming to the Space Coast this fall.

Fran Cosmo, former lead singer of the famous classic rock band BOSTON and his band, will bring all those great BOSTON hits to the Space Coast State Fair on Saturday, November 18 at 8 pm. Fair gates open from 1 p.m. until midnight.  […]

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Palm Bay Fair to Bring Fun to Brevard County Sept. 30 to Oct. 9 at Space Coast Harley-Davidson

Alpine Bobs Thrill Ride will provide super fun at the Palm Bay Fair,which will bring big fun to the Space Coast as it rolls into Brevard County Sept. 30-Oct.9, 2022 at the  Space Coast Harley-Davidson fair grounds in Palm Bay, Florida, featuring fun fair foods, free unlimited rides and free shows. […]

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WATCH: Brevard Zoo Tests Bear-Resistant Items with Florida Black Bears Brody and Cheyenne

Faced with a bright yellow canister filled with nuts and watermelon, Cheyenne the Florida black bear took her time trying to break into the sealed can. […]

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Palm Bay Fair to Bring Fun to Brevard County Sept. 30 to Oct. 9 at Space Coast Harley-Davidson

Alpine Bobs Thrill Ride will provide super fun at the Palm Bay Fair,which will bring big fun to the Space Coast as it rolls into Brevard County Sept. 30-Oct.9, 2022 at the  Space Coast Harley-Davidson fair grounds in Palm Bay, Florida, featuring fun fair foods, free unlimited rides and free shows. […]

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Brevard Zoo Collect Over 5 Million Pounds of Oyster Shells With ‘Shuck and Share’ Collection Program

When you go out to eat and order oysters, do you ever think of where the shells end up? Shuck and Share were founded by Marine Discovery Center in New Smyrna Beach and since 2014, many organizations in Florida have joined this partnership and collected shells for restoration from their local restaurants. […]

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Brevard Zoo Sea Turtle Healing Center Sends Adult Female Loggerhead ‘Myrtle’ Home

Our Sea Turtle Healing Center sees dozens, if not over a hundred patients come through our doors each year. Every sea turtle has a unique story, but we have not seen one quite like Myrtle’s. […]

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Brevard Zoo Welcomes New Inclusion Coordinator Kristen Gunderson

Our Exceptional Nature Space is already a pretty natural area but sprinkled through the space recently were a number of mud-related activities: making fizzy mud, washing (plastic) Zoo animals, “baking” mud snacks, and more. […]

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WATCH: Brevard Zoo Welcomes Two White-Nosed Coati Bands ‘Sky and Rita’

The Brevard Zoo welcomes two female coatis named Sky and Rita who will join the rest of the group, including two older coati residents, Lupita and Katie, and a trio of 1-year-olds, Tito, Agave, and Romi. […]

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