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Chilean flamingo chick stands in their nest with a parent nearby

Growing Our Flamingo Flamboyance

A chick has hatched to our flock of Chilean flamingos! As we celebrate this moment, our animal care team is reflecting on the reasons behind this success – and making plans to take the lessons learned to guide the care of our flock in the future.

A Florida black bear licks a sealed yellow container

Testing Bear-Resistant Items with Brody and Cheyenne

Brevard Zoo’s two adult Florida black bears will test potential bear-resistant products like garbage cans, food storage bins, and more.

Two men inspect a bee hive.

Tending To Our Hives

This National Honey Bee Day, we’re taking a look inside the beehives at Brevard Zoo.

Cheetah Pepper explores her new habitat.

Pepper’s New Digs

Cheetah Pepper is settling into her new habitat in Rainforest Revealed.

Lion sitting on perch looking at camera

Checking In With Our Lions

This World Lion Day, we’re checking in with our trio of majestic felines!

A keeper holds a cake made of rye crackers to Rafiki the giraffe

Happy Birthday, Rafiki!

Rafiki the Masai giraffe is turning 24 years old! He is one of the best-known animal residents at Brevard Zoo.

An eyelash viper curled up on a branch.

Crafting the Ideal Habitat for Our Snakes

Happy World Snake Day! Learn more about the lengths our animal care team goes through to give our snakes a home that fits their needs.

Capone the alligator snapping turtle swimming around his habitat

HOW old is that turtle?

If the turtle you spot in our Zoo looks particularly good for their age, well, they just might be doing pretty well for their age too!