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Stanley the red fox

Remembering Stanley

We are heartbroken to share that the tough, but compassionate decision was made to euthanize 8-year-old red fox Stanley after his quality of life recently took a substantial downturn.

Giving ZOOday: Support our Bear Trio

This Giving ZOOday, we’re asking for your help to support the level of care we give our Florida black bears, Cheyenne, Brody and Betty.

A Florida black bear licks a sealed yellow container

Testing Bear-Resistant Items with Brody and Cheyenne

Brevard Zoo’s two adult Florida black bears will test potential bear-resistant products like garbage cans, food storage bins, and more.

A Florida black bear cub

Caring for Another Orphaned Bear Cub

Brevard Zoo is now home to an orphaned female bear cub! She will be moved to our Wild Florida loop in the near future.

White-tailed deer

Welcoming A White-Tailed Deer Fawn

Brevard Zoo recently welcome white-tailed deer fawn Plum to our Wild Florida loop! Plum can’t be released back to her natural habitat.

Capone the alligator snapping turtle swimming around his habitat

HOW old is that turtle?

If the turtle you spot in our Zoo looks particularly good for their age, well, they just might be doing pretty well for their age too! 

Florida black bear Cheyenne searches for sunflower seeds dispersed by a new environmental enrichment device.

Giving Our Black Bears a Unique Form of Enrichment

A new device will build on our animal care staff’s efforts and allow our bears to enjoy some extra enrichment with the opportunity to have some control over their environment as well.

A den.

Learning from Our New Bear Dens

Our animal care team wasn’t quite sure what to expect when we built dens for our two Florida black bears, Cheyenne and Brody. After a few months, we are excited to share that we have learned a lot!