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Celebrating Our 2023 Volunteers of the Year

Congratulations to Kathy Woods and Morris Susaneck for winning this year’s Volunteer of the Year award! Read on to learn all about these two, and why they’ve chosen to devote their time to serving their Zoo.  

Keepers holding a giraffe hoof trim

Earning AZA Re-Accreditation

The Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) has announced that Brevard Zoo was granted accreditation by AZA’s independent Accreditation Commission.

A white-nosed coati receives an ultrasound

Exciting News About Our White-Nosed Coati Band

Our white-nosed coati habitats in Rainforest Revealed may be a little quieter over the next few weeks – but not for too long. Two of our female coatis, Sky and Rita, are pregnant!

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Brevard Zoo Named No. 6 in North America

We appreciate everyone who voted in USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice awards. Your support helped our Zoo be named the No. 6 zoo in North America! 

A woman planting seagrass in the lagoon.

A Seagrass Update on World Seagrass Day 

We’re celebrating World Seagrass Day by giving you an update on some of our important seagrass conservation work happening right in our (and possibly your literal) backyard.

A loggerhead sea turtle swimming in a tank.

Releasing Curry the Loggerhead Sea Turtle

Brevard Zoo is releasing loggerhead sea turtle Curry on Feb. 28 after four months of rehabilitation in the Zoo’s Sea Turtle Healing Center.

Inspiring Teens to Enjoy the Outdoors

A new program at our Zoo is bringing middle and high school aged students to area parks and the Zoo to enjoy outdoor activities like hiking, kayaking, seining and more.

Frosted flatwood salamander in a gloved hand

Pairing Up Critically Endangered Frosted Flatwood Salamanders

We’ve started giving our critically endangered frosted flatwood salamander residents the resources necessary to reproduce.