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Behind-the-Scenes With Koala Keeper, Brian Putnam

Behind-the-Scenes With Koala Keeper, Brian Putnam

Meet Brian Putnam, a zoo keeper at the Palm Beach Zoo. With over 17 years of experience and a Master’s Degree in Marine Biology, it is safe to say that Putnam is an animal expert. He is also one of the koala handlers for the Koala Experience at the Zoo. During this half hour experience, visitors

Palm Beach Zoo Mourns the Loss of Malayan tiger, Hati

Palm Beach Zoo Mourns the Loss of Malayan tiger, Hati

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — The Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society mourns the passing of Malayan tiger, Hati. He was 14-years-old.   “Our very observant staff noticed an abnormal bulge in his abdomen and monitored it throughout the day,” explained Nancy Nill, the Zoo’s associate curator.

Palm Beach Zoo Events: August 2017

Palm Beach Zoo Events: August 2017

Safari Nights: every Friday night thru the end of August, 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 through August! MEMBERS ARE FREE! Come dressed to match the nightly themes and ENTER TO WIN an AWESOME Palm

Palm Beach Zoo Mourns Loss of Oldest Cat, Sharon the Ocelot

Palm Beach Zoo Mourns Loss of Oldest Cat, Sharon the Ocelot

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — The Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society announces the passing of its oldest cat, Sharon, the ocelot. She was 23-years-old.  “Sharon was the most senior feline in our care, she was very loved, and she will be missed,” explained Associate Curator Nancy Nill. 

Palm Beach Zoo: July 2017 Special Events

Palm Beach Zoo: July 2017 Special Events

  Safari Nights: every Friday night from June 2 to August 4, 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 August! MEMBERS ARE FREE! Come dressed to match the nightly themes and ENTER TO WIN an

Palm Beach Zoo Addresses Parental Concerns

Palm Beach Zoo Addresses Parental Concerns

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — The Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society has made the decision not to allow a patron observed photographing a minor child to return to the Zoo.  “We are a private institution, and we take the safety of our patrons and employees seriously,” said Zoo President & CEO Andrew

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

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