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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),

HUMAN ORIGINS: LIFEWAYS, WILDLIFE AND LANDSCAPES OF AFRICA

HUMAN ORIGINS: LIFEWAYS, WILDLIFE AND LANDSCAPES OF AFRICA

Monday, April 24th 2-3 pm Join us for a special, interactive presentation with distinguished scientists from the National Museums of Kenya. See engaging images of wildlife from the landscapes of Africa and learn about the social life, diets and culture of early humans. Presentation included in

AZA Grants Accreditation to the Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society

AZA Grants Accreditation to the Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society

Silver Spring, Maryland (March 30, 2017) – The Association of Zoos & Aquariums (AZA) today announced that the Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society was granted accreditation by AZA’s independent Accreditation Commission. “By meeting the highest standards, the Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation

Palm Beach Zoo: April 2017 Special Events

Palm Beach Zoo: April 2017 Special Events

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Palm Beach Zoo is announcing the following special events and family friendly promotions for April 2017:  Brew at the Zoo: Saturday April 1, 5:30p-9:00p: SOLD OUT! Palm Beach Zoo will be CLOSING EARLY to prepare! Our ticket booth will close at 2:15pm and the Zoo will

The Florida Panthers Contribute $25,000 to Local Conservation Efforts

The Florida Panthers Contribute $25,000 to Local Conservation Efforts

SUNRISE, Fla. - In an effort to help an animal that has long been more than just their mascot, the Florida Panthers held a special Panther Conservation Night at the BB&T Center last week. In addition to having a percentage of both ticket package and merchandise sales going directly towards the

Palm Beach Zoo Animal Keeper Brooke Sexton Reflects On Saving Species Trek She Helped Start in 2015

Palm Beach Zoo Animal Keeper Brooke Sexton Reflects On Saving Species Trek She Helped Start in 2015

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Palm Beach Zoo animal keeper Brooke Sexton is reflecting on the headline-making trek she and fellow zoo employees recently made to promote public awareness of conservation and wild habitat preservation. Known as an outspoken advocate for wildlife, Sexton is credited as

Palm Beach Zoo Workers Trek 63 Miles in Four Days to Save Species

Palm Beach Zoo Workers Trek 63 Miles in Four Days to Save Species

(Palm Beach Zoo workers featured l to r: Veterinary Technician Amber Landacre, Zookeeper Janice Hudson, Zookeeper Meghan Antoinette, Zookeeper Brooke Sexton, Animal trainer Callie Coxson) WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. —Forty-three Florida panthers were killed in Florida last year, so animal care staff