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Zoo Recognizes World Wildlife Day, Releases “Photo Ark” Video

Zoo Recognizes World Wildlife Day, Releases “Photo Ark” Video

The Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society recognized the inaugural World Wildlife Day on March 3, 2014, by publicly releasing a video that showcases photos taken of Zoo animals by National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore as part of the “Photo Ark.” The purpose of World Wildlife Day,

Guests Attend First Conservation Leadership Lecture of 2014, Zoo Announces Next Lecture in Series

Guests Attend First Conservation Leadership Lecture of 2014, Zoo Announces Next Lecture in Series

More than one hundred attendees came to the first of two Conservation Leadership Lectures at the Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society on Wednesday, February 26, 2014, featuring Syd Kitson, President and CEO of Kitson & Partners and former NFL player. Both events in the 2014 Conservation

Go WILD this Spring Break, and Spend the Night at the Zoo!

Go WILD this Spring Break, and Spend the Night at the Zoo!

Children ages 6 and up, accompanied by a parent or guardian, are invited to the “Family Night Owls Overnight Adventure” on Friday, March 14, 2014 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 a.m. at the Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society. This unique opportunity to spend the night at the Zoo is a nocturnal

ZOOvies: Florida’s First Outdoor 3D Movie Experience

ZOOvies: Florida’s First Outdoor 3D Movie Experience

The public is invited to enjoy an inspiring family movie during “ZOOvies,” Florida’s first outdoor 3D movie experience, to be held at the Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society on Friday, February 28, 2014, with gates opening at 5:30 p.m. and the movie beginning at 7 p.m. A 3D screen and a 2D

“Jungle Jack” Hanna visits Zookeepers at Palm Beach Zoo

“Jungle Jack” Hanna visits Zookeepers at Palm Beach Zoo

“Jungle Jack” Hanna visited the Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society on Friday, February 21, 2014, at the Zoo’s Melvin J. and Claire Levine Animal Care Complex, thanks to a special invitation issued to him by Amanda Joy, the Zoo’s Gift Shop Manager, and Kathie Comerford, Board Member for the

Sea Turtle Week Presented by Force-E Dive Shops

Sea Turtle Week Presented by Force-E Dive Shops

The Florida Hawksbill Project at the Palm Beach Zoo is partnering with Force-E dive shops to host Sea Turtle Week from March 1-9.  Starting off at Gumbo Limbo Nature Center's Sea Turtle Day March 1st, there is a week full of educational programs and dives all about Florida's fabulous sea

Smallest Zoo Residents May Become Big Environmental Indicators

Smallest Zoo Residents May Become Big Environmental Indicators

   Associate Curator Nancy Nill examines a baby Perdido Key beach mouse. The smallest residents at the Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society are five Perdido Key beach mice babies, estimated to have been born in December 2013. On Wednesday, February

Zoo Announces Birth of Baird's Tapir & New Zoo Blog

Zoo Announces Birth of Baird's Tapir & New Zoo Blog

A female Baird’s tapir born on Monday, February 17, 2014 at the Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society is the Zoo’s first birth of 2014, and a new Zoo blog (www.palmbeachzoo.blog.com) will post updates of the calf’s condition, along with other Zoo topics. “Alyssa,” a Baird’s tapir, gave birth in

Zoo Features Photo Exhibition of World’s Most Biodiverse Protected Area

Zoo Features Photo Exhibition of World’s Most Biodiverse Protected Area

The Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society is announcing the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) presentation of “Madidi: Portraits of Bolivian Biodiversity,” on Thursday, February 20, 2014, from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the Zoo’s Mayan Plaza. The event is made possible thanks to the generous

Zoo Announces Conservation Leadership Lecture Series

Zoo Announces Conservation Leadership Lecture Series

The Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society is announcing the Conservation Leadership Lecture Series for 2014, generously sponsored by Florida Crystals Corporation. The first lecture features Syd Kitson, President and CEO of Kitson & Partners and former NFL player, on Wednesday, February 26, 2014,

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