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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

Happy Family Blog Visits Palm Beach Zoo

Happy Family Blog Visits Palm Beach Zoo

Yesterday Bailey and I had our first play date with a new friend from school, at the Palm Beach Zoo. When her friend got there she was so excited she was shaking. I love the zoo because no matter how many times you go you always see something different.

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

Calvin Coolidge celebrates Presidents Day at the Palm Beach Zoo

Calvin Coolidge celebrates Presidents Day at the Palm Beach Zoo

To celebrate Presidents Day, Calvin Coolidge went to the Palm Beach Zoo today. Calvin, as the oversized caricatured Coolidge is known, is one of two racing presidents mascots who will be fixtures at Washington Nationals’ spring training games at The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches.

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