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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.

A Masai giraffe stands in a stall.

Welcoming a New Giraffe to the Tower

Our giraffe tower is getting a little larger! A 1-year-old female Masai giraffe, Tisa, has joined our group from her birthplace, the Virginia Zoo.

Ostrich looking off into the distance.

Meet the Animal: Little Foot the Ostrich

While you may not have gotten up-close and personal with this spunky Zoo resident, it’s no secret among staff that Little Foot is beloved for his not-so-little personality. Ostriches as a species are known for their fiery personalities, but you may be surprised to learn that this ostrich wasn’t always so bold.

A posed photo of our giraffe Rafiki.

Remembering Rafiki

We’re heartbroken to share that Rafiki, one of our original five giraffes to be on habitat when Expedition Africa opened in 2003, was humanely euthanized following ongoing age-related medical issues.