Brevard Zoo Offers Free Admission To Moms on Mother’s Day

By  //  May 6, 2013

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Spring is the perfect time to visit the Zoo

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BREVARD COUNTY • VIERA, FLORIDA – Brevard Zoo is offering free admission to all moms in honor of Mother’s Day on Sunday, May 12. 

ZOO-CAMPS-388Spring is the perfect time to visit the Zoo. Venture into Expedition Africa to see the baby Masai giraffe calves then head over to La Selva and welcome the male jaguar cub, a baby Baird’s Tapir and three capybara pups.

Next, visit the free-flight aviary in Australasia where you can see the new Radjah Shelducks. The newest additions to the Brevard Zoo family were welcomed in the early months of 2013.

What other fun activities can you do at the Zoo this Mother’s Day? Splash around with your children in the Paws on Play area, solve the monthly mystery at the Wildlife Detective Training Academy, kayak along the Nyami Nyami River, feed the giraffes at the Expedition Africa platform, take a train ride and so much more! The possibilities are endless.

FEATURES EXTRAORDINARY EXPERIENCES

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Brevard Zoo is home to more than 650 animals representing more than 165 species from Florida, South America, Africa, Asia and Australia.

The Zoo features many extraordinary animal experiences including giraffe and lorikeet feedings, African kayak tours, paddle boats in the wetlands and a train ride. Brevard Zoo is a not-for-profit organization accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums. (Brevard Zoo image)

The Zoo features many extraordinary animal experiences including giraffe and lorikeet feedings, African kayak tours, paddle boats in the wetlands and a train ride. Brevard Zoo is a not-for-profit organization accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums. (Brevard Zoo image)

The Zoo features many extraordinary animal experiences including giraffe and lorikeet feedings, African kayak tours, paddle boats in the wetlands and a train ride. Brevard Zoo is a not-for-profit organization accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums.

Brevard Zoo is open daily from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. The last admission is at 4:15 p.m. Treetop Trek is open daily at 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The last admission is 3 p.m. for the Treetop Challenge Course and 3:30 p.m. for the Canopy Walk and Chutes and Ladders courses.

Parking is always free, and 25 cents of every admission to Brevard Zoo supports the Zoo’s conservation projects through Quarters for Conservation. Group discounts and adventure packaging are available. Brevard Zoo and Treetop Trek are a half-mile east of I-95 at exit 191 on Wickham Road in Melbourne – 45 minutes from the Orlando International Airport.

For more information on what’s new at Brevard Zoo call 321-254-9453 or visit BrevardZoo.org


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