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Support These Local Restaurants and Breweries

These restaurants have generously supported the Zoo in the past year. Help us return the favor by ordering takeout or delivery from them.

Mother giraffe with calf

Our Giraffe Tower Is Growing!

It’s another boy—the sixth consecutive male giraffe born at the Zoo!

Florida black bear cub with teddy bear

Caring for an Orphaned Bear Cub

Found alone in Ocala National Forest, this Florida black bear cub is being hand-raised right here at the Zoo.

Support Needed: Help Us Win Best Zoo!

Vote to help your local zoo make the top ten!

Aruba island rattlesnake

Aruba Island Rattlesnakes Slither Into the Zoo

A pair of critically endangered Aruba island rattlesnakes have made their way to the Zoo.

Net removal

An Update from the Field: Reef Check Malaysia

One of our 2020 Quarters for Conservation partners, Reef Check Malaysia, is doing great work to manage coral reefs!

Sea turtle Cheddar

Meet the Patients: Cheddar (released)

COVID-19 and the Zoo

We are following the latest COVID-19 updates and recommendations from authorities.