Palm Beach Zoo Hosts the Debut of Orphaned Grizzly Bear Cubs

Dec 16, 2015, 10:07 ET from Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Dec. 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --


Jan Steele, General Curator, Palm Beach Zoo

Nancy Nill, Associate Curator, Palm Beach Zoo




Media debut of two orphaned grizzly bear cubs being fostered by Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society - until their permanent home – a zoo in South Dakota is finished.


This event will mark the very first time the grizzly bear cubs, the only grizzly cubs in South Florida from AZA-accredited zoos and aquariums, are seen publicly after spending mandatory time in quarantine. Zookeepers and Zoo personnel will be available for media interviews and questions. Reporters and photographers will also be able to capture b-roll of the bears as they explore their Palm Beach Zoo exhibit at 11 a.m., following the media event.


Thursday, December 17, 2015 at 10:45 a.m.


Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society

1301 Summit Blvd, West Palm Beach, FL 33405

Media Contact:

Naki N. Carter, Media Relations Manager

Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society                         / 313.283.1427 (mobile) /


The Zoological Society of the Palm Beaches exists to inspire people to act on behalf of wildlife and the natural world. We advance our conservation mission through endangered species propagation, education and support of conservation initiatives in the field. Our commitment to sustainable business practices elevates our capacity to inspire others. The Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society is located at 1301 Summit Boulevard in West Palm Beach, Florida. The Zoo is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day, except Thanksgiving and Christmas. For more information, visit


Photo -

SOURCE Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society