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Florida grasshopper sparrow release

Releasing Grasshopper Sparrows

Five juvenile Florida grasshopper sparrows were sent into their natural range on June 22, contributing to the population of this critically endangered species.

Turtle Tech drone

In the Field: Turtle Tech

A group recently gathered in Melbourne Beach to test out special technology being developed through our Turtle Tech initiative.

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 woman holds a green sea turtle

Wishing Reptar the Green Sea Turtle Well

We wished juvenile green sea turtle Reptar well as we sent him back to the ocean on World Sea Turtle Day, June 16, 2022! 

A woman holds a sea turtle

Sending Venus the Green Sea Turtle Home

After nearly two years of care from our Sea Turtle Healing Center, green sea turtle Venus went home to the ocean on World Sea Turtle Day!

Three Restore Our Shores staff members look at the site of Brevard Zoo's future aquarium

Evaluating Our Aquarium Site for Future Restoration Projects

As we continue fundraising for our future Aquarium, our staff is hard at work creating and finalizing plans for the aquarium and surrounding property. Our Conservation team recently made a trip to the site to get some headway on their own plans.  

Brown pelicans swimming in a pool.

Helping Two Bird Species in Crisis

Through Brevard Zoo’s Wildlife Emergency Fund, we were able to support two nonprofits working to help two bird species in urgent need.

A man holds an orchid and describes its care to a group of people.

Growing a New Native Orchid Program

Our Zoo is participating in an orchid conservation program, the Million Orchid Project! Look up in the trees in our Caribbean Trail, Wild Florida loop and Rainforest Revealed loop to see native Florida orchids!