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Palm Beach Zoo Addresses Parental Concerns

Palm Beach Zoo Addresses Parental Concerns

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — The Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society has made the decision not to allow a patron observed photographing a minor child to return to the Zoo.  “We are a private institution, and we take the safety of our patrons and employees seriously,” said Zoo President & CEO Andrew

Exclusive Debut Day Video of Jaguar Fiona from Panama

Exclusive Debut Day Video of Jaguar Fiona from Panama

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!

Pitter Patter: Perdido Key Beach Mice Babies and Ear Notching

Pitter Patter: Perdido Key Beach Mice Babies and Ear Notching

We are happy to announce the addition of five more Perdido Key beach mice (PKBM) to our family: 3 boys and 2 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 population.

Wild Checkup: Tootsie the Hoffman's two-toed sloth

Wild Checkup: Tootsie the Hoffman's two-toed sloth

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

Palm Beach Zoo: June 2017 Special Events

Palm Beach Zoo: June 2017 Special Events

  Safari Nights: every Friday night from June 2 to August 25, 4:30p – 9:00p THE ZOO COMES ALIVE as Safari Nights returns for its 8th summer of evening fun every Friday night, from 4:30p-9p, June through the last Friday in August! MEMBERS ARE FREE!    The whole Zoo is open to explore

Palm Beach Zoo Prepares for Public Debut of Fiona, Orphan Jaguar from Panama

Palm Beach Zoo Prepares for Public Debut of Fiona, Orphan Jaguar from Panama

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — The Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society announces the upcoming Memorial Day Weekend debut of Fiona, an orphan jaguar rescued from Panama. Fiona was just days old in October 2014, when she was found motherless and clinging to life following an attack by hunting dogs. The

Palm Beach Zoo Mourns Loss of Beloved Red Kangaroo

Palm Beach Zoo Mourns Loss of Beloved Red Kangaroo

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — It is with great sadness that the Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society announces the loss of its male red kangaroo, Irwin, following a battle with skin cancer.  A small mass was removed from the nearly 13-year-old kangaroo, which resulted in a cancer diagnosis.  Shortly

Bank of America Charitable Foundation Presents $10,000 Education Grant to Palm Beach Zoo

Bank of America Charitable Foundation Presents $10,000 Education Grant to Palm Beach Zoo

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — We are pleased to announce that Palm Beach Zoo has received a 10,000 grant from the Bank of America Charitable Foundation through the Workforce Development and Education RFP to support the Palm Beach Zoo Career Readiness Academy. This initiative is closely aligned with our

Palm Beach Zoo: May 2017 Special Events

Palm Beach Zoo: May 2017 Special Events

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Palm Beach Zoo is announcing the following special events and promotions for May 2017:  Roar & Pour: Saturday May 13, 4:30p – 9:00p - Our first Roar & Pour of 2017 kicks off from 4:30-9p presenting the amazing Heart tribute band… LifeLine! The whole Zoo is open to explore

A Year of Review, Recommendations and Changes at Palm Beach Zoo

A Year of Review, Recommendations and Changes at Palm Beach Zoo

In the year since the loss of Lead Keeper Stacey Konwiser, the Palm Beach Zoo and Conservation Society has undergone a rigorous review of all safety procedures and protocols.   The Zoo spent six months working with investigators from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA),