Brevard Zoo Membership Newsletter Fall 2019 - Page 7

REVEALED H ome to majestic jaguars, spirited spider monkeys, lackadaisical sloths, lumbering tapirs and other enchanting neotropical creatures, La Selva has remained a defining component of the guest experience since the Zoo opened for the very first time in March 1994. Twenty-five years later, construction crews are putting the finishing touches on the next step in La Selva’s evolution. “Rainforest Revealed takes everything you loved about La Selva and cranks it up to 11,” said Keith Winsten, the Zoo’s executive director. “All of your favorite animals are returning—most of them in new or expanded settings—and we’re bringing in over a dozen new species to give you a better sense of the unique biodiversity found in this part of the world.” Read on for a taste of what to expect. Brevard Zoo News | Fall 2019 | 7