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Keeper Chats

GET THE INSIDE SCOOP ON ANIMAL CARE

This is your chance to get up close and personal. Meet our staff, ask questions and learn all about what makes our animals so amazing! All chats are subject to change; please consult with a Zoo staff member on the day of your visit for the most current schedule.

All chats will be cancelled in heavy rain. Demonstrations in the Lands of Change Theater will be cancelled if thunder is heard less than 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time.

Colonel a blue-and-yellow macaw

Time: Mondays-Fridays at 11 a.m.

Location: Front Entrance Plaza

Details: Enjoy a chance to meet one of our ambassador animals up close and chat with one of their keepers!

Giraffe Chat

Time: Mondays at 2 p.m.

Location: Giraffe Platform, Expedition Africa

Details: Join our Expedition Africa team as they do voluntary hoof trims on our giraffe herd!

River Monster Training

Time: Tuesdays at 2 p.m.

Fridays at 2 p.m.

Location: Rainforest Aquarium, Rainforest Revealed

Details: Watch our amazing giant arapaima swim to “targets” as they train with keepers!

Eat Like An Animal Zoo Chef Chat

Time: Wednesdays at noon.

Sundays at noon.

Location: Lands of Change Theater, Lands of Change

Details: Watch our amazing Zoo Chefs create a fit-for-an-animal version of our cafe’s current special! Then grab your own version at Nourish 321 and #EatLikeAnAnimal.

A Restore Our Shores team member holds clams.

Time: Wednesdays at 1 p.m.

Location: Lands of Change Theater, Lands of Change

Details: Meet a member of our conservation team and get an update on one of their field projects!

Coati Enrichment

Time: Wednesdays at 2 p.m.

Location: Coati Habitat, Rainforest Revealed

Details: Check out our group of white-nosed coatimundis as they receive special enrichments and treats!

A man holds out a skull for the audience to observe

Time: Thursdays at 1 p.m.

Location: Lands of Change Theater, Lands of Change

Details: Discover the amazing adaptations found in the skeletons of animals during this interactive scientific show.

Bear Necessities chat

Time: Thursdays at 2 p.m.

Sundays at 2 p.m.

Location: Bear Habitat, Wild Florida

Details: Chat with keepers about the importance of bears while meeting one (or both) of our resident Florida black bears!

Alyssa and Pedro

Time: Fridays at 1 p.m.

Location: Lands of Change Theater, Lands of Change

Details: Learn more about how our dedicated team ensure that all animals at Brevard Zoo thrive.

Vet Kyle with cheetah for exam, for ask me anything vet chat

Time: First Saturday and Sunday of each month at 1 p.m.

Location: Lands of Change Theater, Lands of Change

Details: Ever wondered what it’s like to be a Zoo veterinarian? Find out as you chat with our very own board-certified Zoo vets!

Training Tales chat with Brazilian porcupine Shelley

Time: Saturdays at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Sundays at 11 a.m.

Location: Lands of Change Theater, Lands of Change

Details: Meet one of our incredible ambassador animals as you chat with their keepers!