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Rendering of The Aquarium Project beach entrance with people

Brevard Zoo’s Aquarium Project Receives $2 Million Gift from Ron Jon Surf Shop and Surfing’s Evolution & Preservation Foundation

A Perdido Key Beach Mouse in a hollow log.

Expanding Perdido Key Beach Mice Conservation

For about 15 years, our Zoo has been one of a handful of conservation breeding programs for the Perdido Key beach mouse. We’re hoping to help expand that number as well as awareness of this critically endangered species with its recent addition to the Association of Zoos & Aquariums’ (AZA) SAFE program.   

Florida grasshopper sparrow being released on the prarie.

National Zookeeper Week: Conservation Team

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

Two Perdido Key beach mice peaking out of holes.

Perdido Key Beach Mice Babies Are Here!

We’re so happy to share that we’ve welcomed our first two Perdido Key beach mice babies this year! The two male beach mice were born to mom, Malaika, and dad, Gifford. The pups are healthy and doing well!

A woman stands surrounded by aquarium tanks.

Celebrating Women in Science: Kelly Currier, Conservation Coordinator

This International Day of Women and Girls in Science, we wanted to introduce you to a few of our Zoo team members and get their insights on their fields. Meet Kelly Currier, our Conservation Coordinator.

Perdido Key beach mice habitats

New Digs for our Beach Mice

Our Perdido Key beach mice moved into a new home and welcomed some additional roommates! We closed their breeding season with 20 pups!

A new Perdido Key beach mouse at Brevard Zoo.

Welcoming a New Generation of Endangered Beach Mice | Part II

A new generation of Perdido Key beach mice were born recently at Brevard Zoo! These mice safeguard against any population decreases in the mice on Perdido Key.

A Perdido Key beach mouse peeks out from a log.

Helping Endangered Beach Mice Meet their Match | Part I

The Brevard Zoo is one of three Florida zoos that have taken on breeding the critically endangered Perdido Key beach mouse. Follow along as we work with our latest group of mice.