Behind the Scenes banner
Two coatis get to know each other.

Encouraging a More Natural Social Structure for Our Coatis

We are allowing our three younger coatis, or kits, to interact with our two older coati residents in a joint habitat in Rainforest Revealed.

Katie Coati sits on one of her platforms.

Happy Sweet Sixteen to our Coati, Katie!

Happy Sweet Sixteen to Katie, one of our white-nosed coatimundis! We’re proud to note that Katie is the third oldest coatimundi (also called coati) in an Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) accredited facility.

Mulac the jaguar

Remembering Mulac

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our jaguar Mulac. At nearly 21 years old, he had far surpassed the median life expectancy for his species in both human care and in their natural range.

Howler monkey

Howler Monkey Howdys

Our two groups of howler monkeys have officially met after a period of introductions called “howdys”.

Cotton-top tamarin

An Update on Our Cotton-Top Tamarins

We are saddened to share that one of our cotton-top tamarin triplets has passed away.

Cotton-top tamarin

Conservation Success Story: Cotton-Top Tamarins Become First-Time Parents

Brevard Zoo’s cotton-top tamarins, Luna and Cricket, are now first-time parents to not one, not two, but three newborns!

A Bolivian gray titi monkey looks away from the camera..

Welcoming a New Primate to Our Zoo

Bolivian gray titi monkeys now call our Zoo home! Meet this father and son pair in our Rainforest Revealed loop.

Eyelash Viper

Young Eyelash Vipers Now on Habitat in Rainforest Revealed

After growing behind the scenes, three young female eyelash vipers are now living full time in Rainforest Revealed.