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Mata, the Malayan Tiger, Returns to Palm Beach Zoo

Mata, the Malayan Tiger, Returns to Palm Beach Zoo

A familiar face that many members of the Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society will remember has returned to the Zoo. Keemasan Mata, typically referred to as Mata, is back after more than two years at Busch Gardens in Tampa, FL. Mata, a 334-pound eight-year-old male Malayan tiger, has returned as

Save the Panther 5K Race Results - Now Available

Save the Panther 5K Race Results - Now Available

Thank you to everyone who came out this morning for our first ever Save the Panther 5K and congratulations to the 400 runners who ran!  Please click the link below to view the race results. VIEW RESULTS >>

VIDEO: Zoo Year's Eve Rings In New Year Early at the Zoo

VIDEO: Zoo Year's Eve Rings In New Year Early at the Zoo

Zoo Year's Eve" rang in the New Year 2014 a bit early at the Palm Beach Zoo. Hundreds of guests turned out to celebrate the countdown at noon on December 31, 2013. A box drop, bubble snow and an apple juice toast rang in the New Year for little ones! Radio Disney AM 990 helped set the stage at

In the Garden: Killing with Kindness - Sandy Keenan, The New York Times

View the full story online at The New York Times complete with photos and video / A version of this article appears in print on January 2, 2014, on page D1 of the New York edition with the headline: Back to Paradise. WAIKANE, Hawaii — On days he can round up at least one volunteer to help him

VIDEO: Meet

VIDEO: Meet "Hugo" the Zoo's One-Year Old Spider Monkey

Happy birthday to our baby Mexican spider monkey! Everybody meet "HUGO!" He is one year old today, and he received a new name announced at a special Primate Talk this afternoon. Zoo staff members voted on six different choices, and "Hugo" won out-- it means "mind, heart and spirit." 

Now Serving Beer & Wine During Lunch!

Now Serving Beer & Wine During Lunch!

The Palm Beach Zoo now serves alcoholic beverages in the Tropics Café during regular meal service hours. Alcoholic beverages will also be available at various areas around the Zoo during select special events and private parties. Please note that we have a ZERO TOLERANCE POLICY REGARDING UNDERAGE

Inaugural “Save the Panther 5k” Race to Debut New Florida Panther at Zoo

Inaugural “Save the Panther 5k” Race to Debut New Florida Panther at Zoo

The Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society is proud to announce its inaugural “Save the Panther 5k” race, presented by Sagicor Life Insurance, on Saturday, January 4, 2014, at 7:30 a.m. The starting line will begin in the Zoo’s front parking lot, wind through Dreher Park, and entering the Zoo

VIDEO: Oscar, the Coscoroba Swan Undergoes Physical Therapy

VIDEO: Oscar, the Coscoroba Swan Undergoes Physical Therapy

"Oscar," a Coscoroba swan at the Palm Beach Zoo, receives physical therapy after he was under the weather. He had to be assisted to walk at first, but after the camera quit rolling he took ten steps on his own! He wanted to rest after that, but vet staff members say his recuperation seems to be

VIDEO: Micco, the Zoo's Florida Panther Ambassador Receives Holiday Goodies

VIDEO: Micco, the Zoo's Florida Panther Ambassador Receives Holiday Goodies

"Micco," a Florida panther ambassador at the Palm Beach Zoo, receives holiday treats around his Christmas tree!

Ring in the New Year at the Zoo with 2 Great Events

Ring in the New Year at the Zoo with 2 Great Events

The Palm Beach Zoo invites families and children of all ages to start 2014 a bit early, and ring in the New Year with the Zoo’s animal friends on December 31, 2013, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The midday celebration will include a wild dance party in the Fountain Plaza, complete with an apple juice

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