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Palm Beach Zoo Welcomes Queensland Koala Ellin

Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society is excited to welcome Ellin, a female Queensland koala, to the Zoo family. Ellin is two years old and was born at Columbus Zoo and Aquarium in Ohio to mom Katy and dad Thoar. Her name means “wish” in indigenous Australian. “Everyone adores Ellin! She is a remarkable animal that helps us invite guests to protect animals in the wild,” said Chief Animal & Conservation Officer Renee ... Read More

Palm Beach Zoo Staff Deployed to Help with Hurricane Ian Recovery

  Members of the Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society team were deployed on Friday through Zoological Disaster Response, Rescue, and Recovery (ZDR3), the largest zoological disaster response organization in the United States. The Zoo team lent their skills to The Lemur Conservation Foundation in Myakka City, FL, located inland from Sarasota. In the aftermath of Hurricane Ian, flooding and downed trees were the top priority for the center, which includes three large wooded areas wh... Read More

Our Coral Reef Next Door

One of the largest barrier reefs exists off the coast of Florida. Florida's Coral Reef stretches almost 350 miles from the Dry Tortugas to the St. Lucie Inlet. It is home to more than 40 species of corals that are living beings and responsible for building and maintaining the reef structure. The reef is an important asset which protects the Florida coast, is home to abundant sea life, and it is a key feature of snorkling, diving, fishing and ocean-loving tourism f... Read More

Endangered Red-Crowned Crane Born at Palm Beach Zoo

WEST PALM BEACH, FLA - May 20, 2022 - To celebrate Endangered Species Day today, Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society has a fitting announcement. Statuesque red-crowned crane parents Akai (mom) and Yuki (dad) hatched a baby chick in the late morning of Wednesday, May 4. After 35 days of incubation, the young one made a grand entry inside the habitat as a surprise delight for guests passing by. The Zoo’s avian zoologists have appropriatel... Read More

Three African Crested Porcupettes Born at Palm Beach Zoo

WEST PALM BEACH - February 23, 2022 - For fans of baby animals, Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society will get right to the point! One of the Zoo's newest residents, Cleo the African crested porcupine, gave birth to three baby porcupines, or "porcupettes," in the early hours of February 3, 2022. The three babies are healthy, with two of the littermates spending time with mom and dad, Priscilla, in their outfitted night house to give the new family private bonding time ... Read More

Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society Announces Groundbreaking of the Candace S. & William H. Hamm III Education & Conservation Center to Inspire Visitors with the Florida Panther Story

WEST PALM BEACH, FL - January 11, 2022 - In an intimate family ceremony at Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society the day after Thanksgiving, three generations of the Hamm family took up the golden shovels and broke ground on the Candace S. & William H. Hamm III Education & Conservation Center. Candace Hamm, her daughter, Alexia Hamm Ryan; and granddaughters Theodora and Alexandra Ryan, marked the festive occasion with custom Zoo hardhat... Read More

Palm Beach Zoo’s Holiday Spectacular, Zoo Lights Presented by FPL SolarNow, Returns for Select Evenings Starting November 19 Tickets Now on Sale!

WHAT: Zoo Lights presented by FPL SolarNow  WHERE: Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society WHEN: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM, Select evenings beginning November   WEST PALM BEACH, November 5, 2021 – Prepare for illumination! Zoo Lights presented by Florida Power & Light Company, FPL SolarNow will flip on the switch November 19 and remain lit on select nights through January 2, 2022, at Palm Beach Zoo & Conserv... Read More

Pumpkinpalooza at Palm Beach Zoo

Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society is celebrating the spooky season by delighting the animals with some extra special treats. Pumpkinpalooza at Palm Beach Zoo is Thursday, October 28 through Sunday, October 31, 2021. The Zoo is inviting the community to come out in costume and celebrate the season, while the animals receive the treats.   From tortoises and bears to alligators and squirrel monkeys, ani... Read More

Spotted in Mayan Plaza

How does a zoo safely arrange a “marriage” between Fiona and Zooka, two powerful and dangerous animals? Very carefully.  By all accounts, expert consultants from other zoos and reproductive organizations noted that it seemed the right time to put them together. After many meetings through mesh called “howdies” and “go” signs from the animals, the jaguars were brought together.  A hair-raising fight ensued. Our betrothed jaguar couple Fiona and ... Read More

Perfect Day at the Zoo

 Tips for a Perfect Day at the Zoo Whether you are a local enjoying a little staycation, or you are visiting from far and wide, here are some tips straight from our zoologists and staff for turning your trip to the zoo into the perfect day! Find the Perfect Ticket Make sure to buy your tickets on our website so you can find the ideal option for you! Visit www.palmbeachzoo.org/tickets to explore our different ticket and membership options. You can also go to www.palmbeachzoo.org/gener... Read More

Palm Beach Zoo Honors the Life of Oldest Sloth

Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society celebrates the life of Tootsie, a 46-year-old Hoffman’s two-toed sloth, who passed away due to natural causes.   She was surrendered to Lincoln Park Zoo in 1976 by a private citizen making her the oldest sloth currently in managed care. Her longevity is due to the exceptional nutrition and veterinary care she received over her lifetime. The median life expectancy in the wild for a sloth is 15 years and Tootsie far surpassed this milest... Read More

Koalafied Cuteness! Palm Beach Zoo Announces Exciting Animal Addition

WEST PALM BEACH, FL – April 14, 2021 - What has short greyish fur, a boopable nose and the cutest ears you have ever seen? The answer is the latest addition to Palm Beach Zoo’s animal family. Sydney, aptly named after the largest city in Australia, is a two-year-old Queensland koala who has made his way to his new home in West Palm Beach! Sydney is a special new addition, as he is the nephew of both former Zoo koala residents, Oz and Katherine. Sydney was born at Z... Read More

Palm Beach Zoo Teams Up With Top Country Artists for “All Together For Animals” Virtual Benefit Concert

Proceeds will benefit animal care and conservation at Palm Beach Zoo  WEST PALM BEACH, FL – March 24,2021 - Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society and the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) announced an interactive virtual music benefit concert – “ALL TOGETHER FOR ANIMALS.” This a... Read More

Man Walking 200 Miles to Save Florida Panthers Visits Palm Beach Zoo

WEST PALM BEACH, FL - February 9, 2021 - Steve Fugate crisscrossed the U.S. eight times and his latest mission is to bring attention to the plight of the Florida panther. Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society has invited Fugate to stop by on his walk to meet resident Florida panther Sassy.   “I am so VERY excited to come and visit Sassy. Though I once saw a Florida panther in the wild, I've never had the privilege of seeing a real one up ... Read More

Palm Beach Zoo Overjoyed at Birth of Squirrel Monkey

The Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society family of animal residents has grown by one tiny new life. On October 8, Luna, a 12-year-old squirrel monkey, gave birth to a healthy baby in the wee hours of the morning. This is the first squirrel monkey birth at the Zoo since 2011 and the first for this troop. “The animal care team has been diligently observing Luna and her baby over these crucial first days, and we are pleased to report that mother and baby are doing well. The troop has... Read More

Fall in Love with the Zoo! Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society Announces Boo 2020 and Zoo Attraction Openings

WEST PALM BEACH - October 8, 2020 - Fall in Florida is a great time to get outdoors and connect with nature and your family at Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society. Both animals and humans will enjoy special fall treats this season and the reopening of several Zoo attractions. Boo 2020 Grab your masks (facial coverings), and put on your costume! On October 30 and 31, the Zoo will feature a daytime, not-so-scary, socially-distanced Halloween event, Boo 2020! A DJ will be playing family-... Read More

Rare Malayan Tiger Cub Trio Makes their Habitat Debut at Palm Beach Zoo Starting September 8!

WEST PALM BEACH, FL - September 6, 2020 - Starting September 8, the three Malayan tiger cubs born at Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society will be prowling and playing in their tropical tiger habitat each day with their mom, Api. The cubs are now just over three months old and ready to explore. The tigers have been living in a specialized behind-the-scenes area of the habitat specifically designed for a growing family including comfortable dens, outside yards and cameras for keeping a cl... Read More

Palm Beach Zoo Announces Gender of Rare Malayan Tiger Cubs

West Palm Beach, FL - July 13, 2020 - Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society is excited to announce, ‘It’s a boy, a girl, and a girl!’ The gender of the Malayan tiger cubs was officially confirmed by the Zoo’s director of animal health, Dr. Kathleen Woodie during the trio’s first medical check-up last week. “We were able to give the cubs their first vaccinations and weigh them.  I am happy to report they are healthy and thriving,” said Woodie... Read More

Palm Beach Zoo Celebrates Malayan Tiger Cubs' One Month Birthday Milestones

WEST PALM BEACH, FL - June 8, 2020 - The three Malayan tiger cubs born at Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society on May 12, turn one-month-old this week, a key milestone in their development. “The first month of life is very important for the growth of healthy tigers,” said Palm Beach Zoo Director of Animal Care, Dr. Kathleen Woodie. “Api is a great mother, doing everything she is supposed to in nursing and caring for the cubs. They are growing and develo... Read More

Welcome Back, Palm Beach Zoo Members! Members Only Week is Here.

WEST PALM BEACH, FL - May 21, 2020 - On behalf of Oz the Queensland koala, Valentina the Chilean flamingo and Wilbur the local celebrity sloth, Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society invites its Zoo members to a members only pre-opening week June 1-4 from 9 AM - 5 PM. “We are beyond grateful for the support of our loyal Zoo members, so we are thanking them in a meaningful way,” said Margo McKnight, president and CEO of Palm Beach Zoo. “It is time to get back outdoors wit... Read More

Roars Heard Throughout the Kingdom as Palm Beach Zoo Announces the Birth of Three Malayan Tiger Cubs

WEST PALM BEACH, FL – May 14, 2020 – Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society is thrilled to announce that beloved Malayan tiger Api, gave birth to three healthy cubs. Api and her mate Kadar, are part of the Association of Zoo and Aquarium’s (AZA’s) Malayan Tiger Species Survival Plan® (SSP). The SSP® is a cooperative reproduction program that serves as an important backup population for critically endangered Malayan tigers in the wild. In April, the Zoo anno... Read More

Palm Beach Zoo Announces Endangered Malayan Tiger Api to Give Birth in May

WEST PALM BEACH – April 6, 2020 - Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society president and CEO Margo McKnight is thrilled to announce that beloved Malayan tiger Api, is expected to give birth in May. A bonded big cat pair, 10-year-old Api and her mate, 11-year-old Kadar, are part of the Association of Zoo and Aquarium’s (AZA’s) Malayan Tiger Species Survival Plan® ... Read More

Palm Beach Zoo Animals Receive Generous Donation of Produce from Local Palm Beach County Farmers

Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society gratefully received donations of locally grown produce for feeding its animal residents from First Produce distributors of Pompano Beach, Pero Family Farms of Delray Beach and from farmers in western Palm Beach County’s Everglades Agricultural Area (EAA), organized by Zoo partner Florida Crystals Corporation, to the delight of the zoologists who care for the animals.   Zoologists report that Doris the capybara has a sweet tooth when i... Read More

A Message from Margo McKnight, President & CEO of Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society

A Message from Margo McKnight, President & CEO of Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society On behalf of the entire Palm Beach Zoo, we are truly touched by the outpouring of concern and support from this wonderful community.  Times like these that bring out the very best of the human race. Until we open again, I want you to know your Zoo has not stopped moving our mission of saving wildlife in wild places by both inspiring and implementing actions. As always, our exp... Read More

Palm Beach Zoo Temporarily Closing to the Public March 18, 2020

Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society is a vital part of the West Palm Beach community for more than 50 years. It takes its social responsibility to inspire, educate and provide a nearby escape to nature very seriously. Out of an abundance of caution for the community, visitors, staff, volunteers and animals, and based on the recommendations of the CDC, Florida Department of Health, Governor Ron DeSantis and the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, the Zoo will temporarily close beginning ... Read More

Palm Beach Zoo Welcomes New Director of Animal Care

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – February 10, 2020 – Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society announced the hire of a new Director of Animal Care, Dr. Kathleen Woodie.  Dr. Woodie will lead the veterinary team and all animal care and wellness efforts at the Zoo. “We are thrilled to add Dr. Woodie to our team of animal care professionals,” said Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society President/CEO Margo McKnight. “We pride ourselves on groundbreaking animal care a... Read More

Tropical Safari Gala, Palm Beach’s Wildest Night, Benefitted Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society

More than 400 guests attended Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society’s annual Tropical Safari Gala on January 31, 2020, on the lush, tropical grounds of Palm Beach Zoo. Michele Kessler, chairman of the Zoo’s board of directors, and Thomas C. Quick, board member, served as chairmen of the Tropical Safari Gala that raised a record-breaking $1.8 million for Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society. Honorary chairmen were Greg, Julie, and Mike Connors. Tropical Safari Gala began ... Read More

Diamond View Elementary Student Bring Joy to Animals at Palm Beach Zoo

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – February 06, 2020 - Diamond View Elementary students in grades one through four created animal enrichment items, hand painted and decorated cardboard boxes for the animals at Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society. The enrichment activity was part of the school’s STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) curriculum facilitated by their ASD (autism spectrum disorder) teachers Brianna Riley and Ashley Frost. “Our goal was to inspire the stude... Read More

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January 2020 - August 2020 Zoo Events

Upcoming Zoo Events January 2020 – August 2020 Dragonfest – Saturday, January 25, 2020 Time:  9:0 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Details:  Celebrating the Year of the Rat with a show from John Wai Dance Troope at 1:30 p.m in the Fountain. All guests will receive a fortune cookie for an opportunity to win a free carousel ride, opportunity to feed the lorikeet, a free soft drink at the café or discounted return admission.  DJ in the fountain will be spinning kid frie... Read More

Dr. Steven H. Rose Statues Added to Palm Beach Zoo

WEST PALM BEACH, FLA, December 30, 2019 - The Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society unveiled a sculpture by artist Dr. Steven H. Rose. The abstracts of two running bears are on display near the Zoo’s black bear habitat. It was donated as part of the Dr. Steven H. Rose trust by Dale Coudert, the late artist’s wife and generous Zoo supporter. It enhances the Zoo’s shaded art-lined pathways. The bronze sculptures, set on black mountings, depicts two bears stretched out in ... Read More

Update: Palm Beach Zoo Extends Crowd-Pleasing Zoo Lights to Jan. 4

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. December 26, 2019 – Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society has extended  Zoo Lights, presented by Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) through January 4.  The event draws thousands of visitors and features more than one million eco-friendly LED lights, illuminating the Fountain Plaza and east side of the Zoo. Each night of the event, the Zoo opens after regular hours from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. for a wild holiday celebration, decadent treats, music and h... Read More

Palm Beach Zoo and Conservation Society Announces Successful Birth of Endangered Baby Siamang

West Palm Beach, Fla., Nov. 25, 2019 – The Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society joyfully announces the birth of a baby siamang. Raya and Zain, the Zoo’s siamang pair, were designated as a genetic match for breeding by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) and are the proud parents of a baby boy, born October 1, 2019. “We were delighted when the AZA recommended us for breeding siamangs,” said Nancy Nill, Palm Beach Zoo Associate Curator of Animal Wellness. &... Read More
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One Million Eco-Friendly LED Lights Illuminate Your Palm Beach Zoo this Holiday Season

The Zoo Welcomes the Community to Zoo Lights Starting November 29 WEST PALM BEACH, November 18, 2019 – Zoo Lights presented by FPL® will feature more than one-million eco-friendly LED lights illuminating Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society this holiday season. Starting November 29, the Zoo will open after regular hours each Thursday – Sunday night from 6:00 - 10:00 PM for a WILD holiday celebration featuring Santa and Mrs. Claus, decadent treats, music and holiday charm... Read More
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Braman Motorcars and Palm Beach Zoo Partner to Save Critically Endangered Malayan Tigers

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla October 7, 2019, . – Braman Motorcars Palm Beach and Jupiter continued its support of the Palm Beach Zoo’s Malayan tiger project with a $25,000 sponsorship. “Malayan tigers are critically endangered and our role at the Zoo is to safeguard their existence for future generations to experience these rare big cats at the Palm Beach Zoo as well as protecting them in the wilds of Malaysia,” said Margo McKnight, president and CEO of Palm Beach Zoo &... Read More
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The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has received the subgrant application for the Zoological Society of the Palm Beaches’ Palm Beach Zoo and Conservation Society repairs due to damages in Hurricane Irma (DR-4337-FL PW 06679). Pursuant to Executive Order 11988 and 44 CFR Part 9.12, final notice is hereby given of FEMA’s intent to provide funding for this project under the Public Assistance (PA) Program. An initial disaster-wide Public Notice was published October 6, 201... Read More
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Join Us for Cocktails & Conservation

Palm Beach Zoo announces its 2019 Conservation Leadership Lecture Series, generously supported by presenting sponsor Bank of America. All lectures and discussions will occur from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Zoo’s Tropics Café. Guests are invited to enjoy cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and zoo animal encounters from 6 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. before lecture presentations. Read More
Posted by Naki Carter at Monday, Apr 22, 2019

To Zoo: May Events & Happenings

Special events and promotions for May 2019:    THREE CATS. ONE RACE. GO WILD! Register now for the Big Cat 5K Race on Saturday, May 4th at 7:30AM. NEW THIS YEAR: finisher medals, vanity bibs, catnap for a cause, and FREE ZOO ENTRY for spectators! Net proceeds from this RUN/WALK help fund Palm Beach Zoo's partnership with the Wildlife Conservation Society.  Click here for more information ROAR & POUR is back for summer 2019, the last Saturday of th... Read More
Posted by Naki Carter at Friday, Apr 19, 2019

To Zoo: April Events & Happenings

Special events and promotions for April 2019: Brew at the Zoo, 6PM-10PM, Saturday April 6 Get your tickets for Palm Beach County's most unique craft beer festival presented by FPL SolarNow! Advance tickets required. Tickets will NOT be sold at the door. This will be a SOLD OUT Event! NEW and exciting features: NEW VIP areas NEW Brew Logo T-Shirts NEW Food Trucks NEW Beer Pilsners, Entertainment NEW Games in the Fountain! BUY NOW! Camouflaged Critters, 10A... Read More
Posted by Naki Carter at Thursday, Mar 14, 2019

To Zoo: March Events & Happenings

Special events and promotions for March 2019: Curious Kids: Critter Keepers, 10AM-11:30AM, Saturday March 2 Do you have a Curious Kid? Join us for an interactive educational experience designed for children ages 5-7! These special themed programs may include: up-close animal encounters, stories, games, crafts, and visits to animal habitats throughout the Zoo or Nature Play! One adult is required to attend with each registration. Pre-registration is required.&nb... Read More
Posted by Naki Carter at Tuesday, Feb 19, 2019

Register Now for Spring Break Zoo Camp!

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – Are you ready for a Spring Break full of WILD fun? Send your little zookeepers on the adventure of a lifetime at Palm Beach Zoo! March 18-22 & 25 9:00AM - 4:00PM REGISTER NOW “Spring Break Zoo Camp combines our top-rated activities into one fun-filled week,” said Kelly Miller, Education Programs Manager at the Zoo.  Children between the ages of 5-8 will spend an exciting week enjoying up-close anima... Read More
Posted by Naki Carter at Friday, Feb 15, 2019

West Palm Beach Police Credited with Safe Return of Rare Monkey Stolen from the Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — West Palm Beach Police are being hailed heroes for helping return a stolen Goeldi’s monkey to the Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society. Detectives returned the female monkey to Zoo officials shortly before midnight Wednesday.   "We are grateful for the tenacious and passionate detectives and police officers involved in our case," said Margo McKnight, Zoo President & CEO. Zoo officials say the 12-year-old ... Read More
Posted by Naki Carter at Wednesday, Feb 13, 2019

Special Events & February 2019 Happenings

Palm Beach Zoo is announcing the following special events and promotions for February 2019: DragonFest: 9:00AM-2:00PM, Saturday, February 2 MUST-SEE ENTERTAINMENT! Join us Saturday, February 2nd from 9A-2P, for DragonFest our annual celebration of the Chinese New Year! The world-renowned John Wai Martial Arts Academy will celebrate the Year of the Pig with authentic dragon performances and lion dances in our Interactive Fountain area. Plus, fortune cookie prizes! Cl... Read More
Posted by Naki Carter at Monday, Jan 14, 2019

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

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 f... Read More
Posted by Naki Carter at Monday, Dec 24, 2018

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 gift goes ... Read More
Posted by Naki Carter at Saturday, Dec 1, 2018

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 donation fr... Read More
Posted by Naki Carter at Friday, Nov 30, 2018

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 exce... Read More
Posted by Naki Carter at Thursday, Oct 4, 2018

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 to the... Read More
Posted by Naki Carter at Friday, May 11, 2018

The Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society Earns Coveted 4-Star Rating from Charity Navigator

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — The Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society has received the coveted 4-Star rating from Charity Navigator, the largest and most utilized independent charity evaluator in America. This achievement is the highest possible rating with Charity Navigator, and is a testament to the Zoo's sound fiscal management and a proven commitment to accountability and transparency. “We are honored to receive this important distinction," said Kathleen B... Read More
Posted by Naki Carter at Wednesday, Feb 21, 2018