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.
This week, we’re putting the spotlight on the incredible animal care staff at Brevard Zoo. Read on to learn about our Conservation keeper team!
We’re so happy to share that we’ve welcomed our first two Perdido Key beach mice babies this year! The two male beach mice were born to mom, Malaika, and dad, Gifford. The pups are healthy and doing well!
This International Day of Women and Girls in Science, we wanted to introduce you to a few of our Zoo team members and get their insights on their fields. Meet Kelly Currier, our Conservation Coordinator.
Our Perdido Key beach mice moved into a new home and welcomed some additional roommates! We closed their breeding season with 20 pups!
A new generation of Perdido Key beach mice were born recently at Brevard Zoo! These mice safeguard against any population decreases in the mice on Perdido Key.
The Brevard Zoo is one of three Florida zoos that have taken on breeding the critically endangered Perdido Key beach mouse. Follow along as we work with our latest group of mice.