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Fancy the Visayan warty pig

Remembering Fancy

We recently said goodbye to longtime Zoo resident Fancy the Visayan warty pig.

black chicken

Meet the Animals: Chickens

Our five hens – CJ, Jemima Puddleduck, Mrs. Tiggywinkle, Kitty in Boots, and Roly Poly Pudding – live in the Barnyard area of Paws On.

Meet McNubbins the Green Sea Turtle

McNubbins the green sea turtle calls Brevard Zoo’s Sea Turtle Healing Center home for now. This turtle is not releasable.

Baby howler monkey

Our Newest Howler Monkey

Fourteen-year-old howler monkey Baya gave birth overnight on April 30 to a healthy baby.

A Cape porcupine lays near some reddish rocks.

Meet Our New Cape Porcupine

Our meerkat habitat will be looking extra sharp with the addition of a new animal resident!

Releasing Banana the Green Sea Turtle After 14-Month Stay

After an intense 14-month stay at our Sea Turtle Healing Center, a juvenile green sea turtle with a sweet name will have an even sweeter end to their rehabilitation journey with us!

Update from the Field: International Rhino Foundation

Learn about one of Brevard Zoo’s Quarters for Conservation recipients, ICAS – Wild Animal Conservation Institute.


Give From the Heart: Bringing Our Lions Home

Through our Give From the Heart appeal this year, we’re asking for your help to bring our lion pride “home” to Expedition Africa as we create a giant, permanent space for this species in Expedition Africa.