Meet Brian Putnam, a zoo keeper at the Palm Beach Zoo. With over 17 years of experience and a Master’s Degree in Marine Biology, it is safe to say that Putnam is an animal expert. He is also one of the koala handlers for the Koala Experience at the Zoo. During this half hour experience, visitors
Zoo President & CEO, Andrew Aiken, shown here biking to work, was instrumental in creating a strong emphasis on conservation initiatives here at our Zoo. Make your commute count. Palm Beach Zoo employees are leading by example, inspiring others to carpool and help save wildlife. Kids Who
Have you heard about vaquitas? They are the world’s most endangered marine mammal. With the entire population of the vaquita down to just 30 animals, urgent action must be taken. Palm Beach Zoo is proud to be one of over 100 AZA facilities in 2017 to contribute towards an emergency rescue
Geographical Range Northern and eastern Australia, New Guinea, Tasmania Habitat Forests, woodlands, bushlands, grasslands, semi-deserts, cultivated areas Scientific Name Tiliqua scincoides Conservation Status Not listed by IUCN
Our new red-crowned crane chick is on a mission, living as an ambassador for cranes facing habitat loss and life-threatening, human-wildlife conflicts in their Asian range. For the second time in a few years, we are happy to announce the successful breeding of our rare red-crowned cranes.
A #FionaFriday FIRST: Watch as Fiona sees her new home in the jaguar habitat sponsored by Jaguar PalmBeach for the very first time. This amazing vantage point was filmed keeper Heather Price, just inside the jaguar night house on Fiona’s debut day. This is the first time anyone is seeing it… EVER!
We are happy to announce the addition of five more Perdido Key beach mice (PKBM) to our family: three boys and two girls. They are about one-month-old. During ear notching (similar to ear piercing), tiny samples taken from their ears are analyzed to ensure the maintenance of a healthy breeding
Meet Tootsie, a Hoffman’s two-toed sloth. At 42-years-old, she is one of the oldest sloths in zoos accredited by The Association of Zoos and Aquariums. In the wild, sloths normally live in their twenties and Tootsie’s age speaks to the great care and TLC she receives from our all-star medical care