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Meet the Animals: West African Black Crowned Cranes

Goose and Royal the West African black crowned cranes have been a Zoo couple for about two years, and they have quickly become a favorite among keepers. Learn all about this pair’s day-to-day life.

A black howler monkey infant clings to his mom's tail.

Where can I find that Zoo baby?

It’s been a baby bonanza at our Zoo over the last few months! Read on to learn more about each of the new babies we’ve welcomed. 

A small baby klipspringer sitting in hay

Welcoming a Baby Klipspringer

Deborah and Ajabu, our klipspringer pair, have welcomed their seventh offspring at our Zoo! The young male klipspringer is now doing well, but this baby’s first few days started off on unsure footing.

A male okapi

Welcoming a New Species to Our Zoo: Okapi!

Welcome, George! He’s currently acclimating in a behind-the-scenes space for now as he gets to know his new home and animal care team – but we’ll let you know on our social media channels once he starts exploring our Africa habitats. 

An Eastern Bongo calf laying in a bush

Welcoming a New Eastern Bongo Calf

Bongo Denver gave birth to her first calf on December 28. The female calf is healthy and weighs in at about 43 pounds.  

Bringing Together Impalas in Need

This fall, Brevard Zoo was delighted to welcome a baby impala born to mom Imara. However, our joy quickly turned to concern when our animal care team noticed that Imara had rejected the baby and wouldn’t allow her to nurse. Learn how keepers acted quickly to keep the new calf healthy and thriving.

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