Sassy’s Story A young female Florida panther (puma concolor coryi) was rescued from an eastern Collier county, Florida park in mid-December 2015. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) panther biologists think her mother, who was given the official name UCFP251 after she was
With daily shows and awesome animal exhibits, a trip to the Palm Beach Zoo was high on the agenda during my family’s recent trip to West Palm Beach and it didn’t disappoint! While we like the outdoors, we actually hadn’t been to a zoo in quite some time. I was really surprised by how much there was
One day, a few weeks ago, I got to hang out with a bunch of Flamingos. And it was pretty much the coolest thing ever. I made a vow to myself to start exploring South Florida more and I was so happy when the Palm Beach Zoo invited my to take part in their Flamingo Experience. The Palm Beach Zoo is
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 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
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
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
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
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.
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!