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The rarest bird: Florida's grasshopper sparrow may go extinct in 2018

The rarest bird: Florida's grasshopper sparrow may go extinct in 2018

Get ready to say goodbye to Florida’s rarest bird, the grasshopper sparrow. Federal officials say 2018 is the year we’ll learn whether the species will disappear from the wild. The odds are not looking good. "There’s a significant chance that the birds might go extinct," said Larry Williams, who

Palm Beach Zoo's longest serving volunteer dies at 102

Palm Beach Zoo's longest serving volunteer dies at 102

Palm Beach Zoo’s longest serving volunteer has died at 102. For 30 years, right up until the day after Thanksgiving, Esther Bondareff gave her time and energy to nurturing, feeding and cleaning up after the zoo’s wildlife. She died Monday. “[She was] a force of nature that kept us all on our

VIP Preview Palm Beach Modern + Contemporary 2018

VIP Preview Palm Beach Modern + Contemporary 2018

The Palm Beach Modern + Contemporary Art Fair , presented by Art Miami and sponsored by the City of West Palm Beach will return for its second edition in West Palm Beach City’s Tent Site (825 S Dixie Hwy & Okeechobee Blvd, West Palm Beach) located directly behind the new Restoration Hardware on

Palm Beach Zoo Names Interim CEO

Palm Beach Zoo Names Interim CEO

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — The Board of the Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society names Kathleen Breland, its Chief Operating & Chief Financial Officer, as its interim CEO, effective immediately. “Kathleen’s strong management skills and knowledge of daily operations are an asset to the Zoo

Palm Beach Zoo's Lorikeet Loft has a Palm Beach Connection

Palm Beach Zoo's Lorikeet Loft has a Palm Beach Connection

Michele and Howard Kessler of Palm Beach were major donors to the new Lorikeet Loft, which opened Nov. 24 at the Palm Beach Zoo and Conservation Society in West Palm Beach. She chairs the zoo’s board of directors and was the day’s keynote speaker. The Lorikeet Loft houses 40 birds. “These beautiful

Katherine the Koala boards flight from L.A. to Fort Lauderdale to meet her mate

Katherine the Koala boards flight from L.A. to Fort Lauderdale to meet her mate

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - Possibly the greatest love story to come around the Palm Beaches in a long time. The Palm Beach Zoo purchased Katherine the Koala a seat on a Southwest Airlines Tuesday and flew her from Los Angeles, California to Fort Lauderdale. The goal is to meet Oz, her potential mate.

Palm Beach Zoo Events: January 2018

Palm Beach Zoo Events: January 2018

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Palm Beach Zoo is announcing the following special events and promotions for January 2018:  Save the Panther 5K, Saturday - January 6 at 7:30AM: Registration is open for our Save the Panther 5K, presented by #FPLSolarNow on January 6th and the 2018 Big Cat Race Series!

Black Bears Lewis & Clark Pick Honda Classic Winner

Black Bears Lewis & Clark Pick Honda Classic Winner

Cara Robinson and John Cook take a trip to the Palm Beach Zoo to visit the bears. The bears pick Rickie Fowler to win the 2016 Honda Classic. Watch Morning Drive on Golf Channel.

Palm Beach Zoo Events: December 2017

Palm Beach Zoo Events: December 2017

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Palm Beach Zoo is announcing the following special events and promotions for the month of December 2017:    Monkey Mania Celebration: Saturday, December 16 at 10:30am You're invited to the Julie & Mike Connors Monkey Mania Celebration. The new habitat will be home

Palm Beach Zoo Holiday Gift Guide: 'Tis the Season

Palm Beach Zoo Holiday Gift Guide: 'Tis the Season

'Tis the season to give gifts that save species! Our Holiday Gift Guide has some WILD offerings for everyone on your list. Even better - with each purchase, you are helping support the education, conservation, and care of the some of the coolest animals in the world. Animal Adoptions: Palm

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