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Palm Beach Zoo Mourns Loss of Oldest Cat, Sharon the Ocelot

Palm Beach Zoo Mourns Loss of Oldest Cat, Sharon the Ocelot

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — The Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society announces the passing of its oldest cat, Sharon, the ocelot. She was 23-years-old.  “Sharon was the most senior feline in our care, she was very loved, and she will be missed,” explained Associate Curator Nancy Nill. 

Blue-Tongued Skink

Blue-Tongued Skink

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

Hatch Alert: 2017 Red-Crowned Crane Chick

Hatch Alert: 2017 Red-Crowned Crane Chick

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.

Palm Beach Zoo: July 2017 Special Events

Palm Beach Zoo: July 2017 Special Events

  Safari Nights: every Friday night from June 2 to August 4, 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 August! MEMBERS ARE FREE! Come dressed to match the nightly themes and ENTER TO WIN an

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: 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

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