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Giraffe Aiden looks at the camera

Aiden’s Big Move

Aiden the giraffe will soon head to Kansas City Zoo to start a tower of his own.

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.

The Zoo’s Best Animal Dads

Our animal fathers may not tell dad jokes, but we think they’re pretty awesome anyways! This Father’s Day, we wanted to give you a look at some of our favorite animal dads within the Zoo.

Johari the giraffe

Remembering Johari: An Update

We’d like to thank our Zoo community for their kind words and condolences after the unexpected death of our giraffe matriarch Johari in January. As promised in our initial blogpost, we’d like to share the findings from the necropsy report of our giraffe Johari. 

Johari the giraffe

Remembering Johari

We are heartbroken to share that Brevard Zoo’s giraffe matriarch Johari passed away this weekend following a medical procedure.

Monitoring Floyd’s Health

Veterinarians and keepers are helping Floyd battle an unusual illness.

Catching up With Rafiki

What is the big guy up to these days?

Mother giraffe with calf

Our Giraffe Tower Is Growing!

It’s another boy—the sixth consecutive male giraffe born at the Zoo!