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A bear sleeping in a den

Another Sleepy Season for Our Bears

We’ve talked about our three Florida black bears at length, but during the recent winter months you may have noticed less appearances from our bears. That’s because even in Florida, black bears go through a hibernation period, and our bears residents here at the Zoo are no exception. As we enter spring, and our bears start to become more active, we want to walk you through what they’ve been experiencing over the last few months.  

An alligator snapping turtle

Meet the Animal: Capone the Alligator Snapping Turtle

We have many very spe-shell reptile residents who call our Zoo home, but few have been around as long as Capone. Capone, who has been a member of the Zoo for about 15 years, is our 57-year-old alligator snapping turtle whose habitat is tucked to the side near our alligators and crested caracara in the Wild Florida loop.

Bigfoot-themed camper

Bigfoot at the Brevard Zoo?

Join the believers at the Brevard Zoo as we host the Bigfoot Discovery Tour, a chance to check out the camping space rumored to be Bigfoot’s home away from home in the Zoo’s Wild Florida loop! In honor of Sasquatch. We’ll also be hosting fun educational activities all about mythical animals!

A Florida black bear

Celebrating Our Florida Black Bear Trio

Happy Februbeary! We’re celebrating our Florida black bear trio – Betty, Brody and Cheyenne – this month!

A white-tailed deer and fallow deer sniffing one another.

Meet the Animals: White-Tailed and Fallow Deer

Deerly beloved, we are gathered virtually here today to talk about one of the most underrated trios in the Zoo: our lovely white-tailed and fallow deer ladies.

A Florida black bear walking away from a tub

Checking in on Brody the Florida Black Bear

When our CT became fully functional last year, there was one animal resident who was at the top of our veterinary team’s list for a scan: 3-year-old Brody the Florida black bear.

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