Nature

LMC will release Gavin the sea turtle from its facility off Juno Beach

LMC will release Gavin the sea turtle from its facility off Juno Beach

On Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018 at 11:00 a.m., Gavin the sea turtle  will be released on the beach behind the Loggerhead Marinelife Center (14200 US Highway One, Juno Beach.) Gavin is a large sub-adult loggerhead that was found in the Intracoastal Waterway at DuBois Park with a hook embedded in its skin near the right front flipper. The initial bloodwork showed […]

SeaWorld Rescue Team and Partners Rescue Manatee in South Carolina

SeaWorld Rescue Team and Partners Rescue Manatee in South Carolina

Members of the SeaWorld Rescue team traveled to South Carolina last week, where in collaboration with multiple organizations – they assisted in the rescue and relocation of a large male manatee.  The rescued animal was transported to the Jacksonville Zoo and is being treated for cold stress. Following close coordination with the Manatee Rescue & […]

Palm Beach Zoo Hosts Ribbon Cutting Celebration for New Zoo Entry Plaza Honoring Donors Ruth & Ted Baum

Palm Beach Zoo Hosts Ribbon Cutting Celebration for New Zoo Entry Plaza Honoring Donors Ruth & Ted Baum

The Palm Beach Zoo and Conservation Society recently held  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 […]

County to Conduct Large-scale Prescribed Burn at Hungryland Slough Natural Area Thursday

County to Conduct Large-scale Prescribed Burn at Hungryland Slough Natural Area Thursday

Palm Beach County’s Department of Environmental Resources Management (ERM) will conduct a prescribed burn at Hungryland Slough Natural Areaon Thursday, December 6. The prescribed burn, which is planned to cover approximately 1,758 acres, will be conducted only if weather and site conditions are suitable. The final decision to burn is made daily, after reviewing the […]

December 2018 Special Events for Palm Beach Zoo

December 2018 Special Events for Palm Beach Zoo

Palm Beach Zoo is announcing the following special events and promotions for December 2018:   Photos with Santa: 9:00AM-2:00PM, Saturday, December 15th& 22nd Photos with Santa: make it a holiday tradition at Palm Beach Zoo! Bring your camera, and meet and snap pics with jolly old Saint Nick. Photos will also be available for purchase in the gift […]

Gifts for the Animals at Zoo Miami this December

Gifts for the Animals at Zoo Miami this December

Not only do humans enjoy receiving and opening presents during the holidays, Zoo Miami’s animal residents do too!  Included with admission, Holiday Gifts for the Animals takes place on select days in December, including Christmas Day.  Visitors will be entertained watching the animals joyfully open holiday gifts prepared by zookeepers.  Below please find the holiday gifts schedule.   […]