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A giant manta ray

Get to Know Our Latest Quarters for Conservation Projects!

Every time you visit Brevard Zoo, your visit can help animals and people across the globe through our Quarters for Conservation program!

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.   

An oyster reef made of coquina

Experimenting with a New Reef Building Material

Our Restore Our Shores (ROS) team is always looking to try new methods in its efforts to improve the Indian River Lagoon, whether it’s taking on an experimental seagrass planting project or trying out a new material in our oyster restoration projects. One such new material: coquina!

Florida grasshopper sparrow

Florida Grasshopper Sparrow Success – Again!

Our second breeding season for the critically endangered Florida grasshopper sparrows has ended with incredible success!

An eastern bongo calf lays on the ground.

Welcoming a New Baby Eastern Bongo

In another win for a critically endangered species, our female Eastern bongo Clover gave birth to another calf on August 25!

Teeny Tiny House Has Moved Into the Conservation Kiosk

Our Teeny Tiny House will provide a unique way to learn how to reduce your carbon footprint in your daily life – especially at home.

A Florida black bear cub.

Caring for Florida Black Bear Cubs

We’ve started providing temporary medical and nutritional care to Florida black bear cubs in need in an effort to help them on their rehabilitation journey with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.  

Illustrated rendering of inside of sea turtle care complex with glass viewing of patients and aquarium

Brevard Zoo Receives $5 Million Gift to Benefit Sea Turtles

This is an incredible moment for us! We are thrilled to announce that we received a transformative $5 million gift from the DSF Charitable Foundation that will play a pivotal role in funding the Sea Turtle Care Complex at the future Aquarium and Conservation Center in Port Canaveral. This generous donation means so much to us and to the work we do to save sea turtles!