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Vote Palm Beach Zoo 'Best of Best' Local Tourist Attraction

SWIPER & FRIENDS WOULD LOVE YOUR VOTES! Palm Beach Zoo is in the running for best Local Tourist Attraction in Palm Beach County. Just click the link below: we're under People & Places , then click Local Tourist Attraction . Vote daily thru January 4 to help us become a 'Best of the Best' winner! CLICK HERE TO VOTE FOR PALM BEACH ZOO (**Make more than 25 votes = chance to win $500! ) Read More
Posted by Naki Carter at Tuesday, Dec 25, 2018
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Special Events & January 2019 Happenings

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Palm Beach Zoo is announcing the following special events and promotions for January 2019:    Winter Break Camp Join us for a wildly fun winter break! Winter Zoo Camp participants will experience up-close animal encounters, zoo keeping activities, animal habitat visits, behind-the-scenes tours, games, crafts, science experiments, carousel rides, and enriching conservation education activities. All of your... Read More
Posted by Naki Carter at Monday, Dec 24, 2018
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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. Adopt an Animal:  Palm Beach Zoo's Adopt an Animal Sponsorship Program is a great way to add a furry, feathered, or scaly friend to your family!  When you sponsor an animal, your... Read More
Posted by Naki Carter at Saturday, Dec 1, 2018
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Palm Beach Zoo Hosts Ribbon Cutting Celebration for New Zoo Entry Plaza Honoring Donors Ruth & Ted Baum

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. —  The Palm Beach Zoo and Conservation Society holds a ribbon cutting for the new Ruth and Ted Baum Family Conservation Entry Plaza. “This project represents an investment in our Zoo as the second-most visited cultural attraction in Palm Beach County,” said Palm Beach Zoo CEO and President, Margo McKnight. “It provides a warm and welcoming atmosphere to our visitors and members.” The new entry was funded thanks to a $1.25mm... Read More
Posted by Naki Carter at Friday, Nov 30, 2018
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Palm Beach Zoo One of Three Florida Zoos Receiving National Award for Conservation

SILVER SPRING, MD. — The Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) announced that Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society, Brevard Zoo, and Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo have been recognized with AZA’s 2018 North American Conservation Award for significant achievement in the Perdido Key beach mouse Species Survival Plan program. The three AZA-accredited facilities received this national award during AZA’s September conference in Seattle.This annual award recognizes... Read More
Posted by Naki Carter at Thursday, Oct 4, 2018
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Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society Announces New President and CEO

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. —  Palm Beach Zoo and Conservation Society Chairman of the Board, Michele Kessler, announces that Margo McKnight has accepted the position of President and Chief Executive Officer. The former Florida Aquarium Senior Vice President of Conservation, Science and Research, will assume her new post on May 21, 2018.  “While our national search allowed us to meet many exceptional candidates, we are certain Margo is the person to take our Zoo... Read More
Posted by Naki Carter at Friday, May 11, 2018
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