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Brevard Zoo Named No. 3 in North America

We have been named the No. 3 zoo in North America by USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice awards. Our kayaking experiences were also named the No. 7 zoo exhibit in North America by these awards!

A person sprinkles clams into the Indian River Lagoon

Next Steps in Clam Restoration

Nearly two years into embarking on clam restoration in the Indian River Lagoon, our Restore Our Shores (ROS) team and their partners are using the lessons learned to guide future clam planting projects!

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Expanding into College Education Programs

Our Zoo is expanding its educational offerings to college students!

Kibibi white rhino AI during AI procedure.

Using Science to Breed Our Rhinos: The Big Day

We’re thrilled to share that rhinoceros Kibibi recently reached the goal of being artificially inseminated. While we can’t yet confirm that she’s pregnant, we are hopeful!

Releasing Spicy Hawaiian and Benjamin

Our first sea turtle patient of 2023, Spicy Hawaiian, is set to go home to the ocean along with our 100th green sea turtle patient of 2022, Benjamin, at the Beach ‘N Boards Festival on Friday, March 10 at 4 p.m.

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Helping Wildlife Through Our Emergency Fund

Through your support, our Wildlife Emergency Fund is able to help wildlife throughout the world. This fund was recently able to help two nonprofits address dire threats to the wildlife they serve.

Stromboli the green sea turtle receives an endoscopy by veterinary staff.

Stromboli’s Rehabilitation Story

Green sea turtle Stromboli arrived to our Sea Turtle Healing Center after having consumed a braided line fishing net. Read what our sea turtle and veterinary teams are doing to help this patient.

Keepers training lions

How to Train a Lion

Animal care staff work with lion brothers Chobe, Ruaha and Karoo on special training every day to further their wellbeing.