14 Aug 2019

Zoo Boo Bash is Brewing!

  Ghosts, goblins and ghouls ready to spook their way through Sanford should stop by for our annual Halloween event—Zoo Boo Bash presented by Orlando Health! Mark your calendars for the last…

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07 Aug 2019

Cotton-top Tamarin Conservation

Cotton-top tamarins, often referred to as “little Einsteins” due to the bushy mane of white hair on top of their head, are found exclusively within the tropical forests of northwestern Columbia. These…

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26 Jun 2019

It’s H-OTTER Than You Think!

It’s steamy year-round in the Sunshine State, but in the middle of summer, we can really feel the heat! Heat related illnesses and emergencies can have a rapid onset, so stay cool…

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21 Jun 2019

Standing Tall for Conservation

Giraffe certainly stand out in the animal kingdom and have become a beloved species around the globe. There are plenty of reasons to love giraffe, but many don’t realize the plight they…

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10 May 2019

How One Young “Keeper” Inspired Us All

The Zoo proudly offers a variety of private experiences, from animal encounters to working with our animal care team. One of our programs is the Family Zookeeper Experience, a parent and child…

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