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Just arrived! Baby Giraffe Gibson

The Gulf Breeze Zoo welcomed a tall new family member Aug. 2 with the birth of a new baby reticulated giraffe named Gibson.

Gibson was born 5’ 6” tall and weighs 127 pounds. He is named in honor of one of the zoo’s landscapers, Larry “Gib” Gibson. Gibson has served the zoo for 28 years and continues to work to make the zoo look its best.

It’s a wild world: Gulf Breeze Zoo celebrates 30 years

It’s a wild world: Gulf Breeze Zoo celebrates 30 years
Published: Sunday, June 8, 2014 at 13:10 PM.

It’s been 30 years since the Gulf Breeze Zoo first opened and it’s still going strong.With the summer season in swing and a No. 1 rating on Trip Advisor as the best attraction in Gulf Breeze, there should be no problem keeping the parking lot full.

Everything's Coming Up Babies!

Published: Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at 16:26 PM. GULF BREEZE — The Gulf Breeze Zoo has experienced a baby boom in recent months, and guests are lining up to take a peek.“It’s wonderful because it’s the natural process for the adults. This is the best environmental enrichment for them to be able to nurse a baby,” said curator Tenielle Welch. Gamba, the newest of the zoo’s animals to be named, stands 8 feet tall at just 2 months old. The giraffe has grown more than 2 feet since he was born Nov. 10.