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What’s new at the Zoo? Find out here! Click on the tags to learn more about your favorite animals and topics.

Meet the Patients: Kernel

Meet the Patients: Happy (deceased)

Experience the 22nd Annual Space Coast Birding and Wildlife Festival

Don’t miss out on this fun—and informative—festival right here in Brevard County!

Did Someone Say Another Baby Sloth?

Double trouble! We welcomed another baby sloth on Friday, January 4.

It’s No Monkey Business: We Have a New Baby!

White-faced saki Chuckie’s newest baby arrived on January 6.

Building for Bears: Turning Research into Reality

A lot of science went into designing the perfect home for rescued bears.

Meet the Patients: Bean

Big Changes for Our Cheetahs: What’s Coming

Changes are coming to the cheetah habitat as part of our journey to help ensure the survival of these magnificent cats.



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Melbourne, FL 32940

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