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Signs and art displays on a fence encouraging viewers to move and touch.

Discover Our New Sensory Pathway

A sensory pathway is a tool that incorporates different sensory components, such as touch and movement. Ours encourages visitors to jump and wiggle, and even boasts some pretty cool stingray facts. Complete with ridged seashells, smooth tiles and bumpy stones, anyone can satisfy their tactile desires at this station.  

A keeper pets a goat's hoof.

National Zookeeper Week: Animal Ambassador Team

This week, we’re putting the spotlight on the incredible animal care staff at Brevard Zoo. Read on to learn about our Animal Ambassador team!

A classroom with varied seating.

Renovating the Wildlife Discovery Hub

Formerly known as the Wildlife Detective Training Academy, this space has undergone a transformation and is now the Wildlife Discovery Hub!

Two bloodhound puppies sit in the Barnyard.

Get to Know the Puppies

It’s been about 5 months since we welcomed our newest Barnyard residents, Cindy Pawford and Sarah Jessica Barker the bloodhounds! We’d love to share a little update on how our two 7-month-old pups are doing.

A stingray is fed seafood

How to Feed a Stingray

Feeding a stingray takes a little more effort than leaving food out or sprinkling it into our Indian River Lagoon aquarium!

black chicken

Meet the Animals: Chickens

Our five hens – CJ, Jemima Puddleduck, Mrs. Tiggywinkle, Kitty in Boots, and Roly Poly Pudding – live in the Barnyard area of Paws On.

A fish lays on its side on bubble wrap before surgery.

Performing Surgery on a Fish

Have you ever wondered how fish undergo surgery? One of our pinfish needed to have their eye removed recently.

Remembering Rosita

We are saddened to share that the tough, but compassionate decision was made to euthanize our longtime Barnyard resident Rosita the alpaca after her quality of life recently took a significant downturn.