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  • Celebrate the *original* panda!

    Help us raise awareness for Jackie and other red pandas with activities during International Red Panda Day.

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  • International Rhino Day

    Launch a charge of your own for rhinos like Mumbles with at-home activities or a visit to the Zoo!

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  • We’re coming together for gorilla conservation on World Gorilla Day.

    Be part of this fifth-annual event highlighting gorillas and their habitats and the need to act for gorillas in the wild.

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  • TRADING TURTLES AND TORTOISES

    Wrapped in socks, stuffed into backpacks, suitcases and boxes, and then transported around the world, shells don’t protect turtles and tortoises from the illegal wildlife trade.

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IllumiNights at the Zoo: A Chinese Lantern Festival

A Chinese Lantern Festival

Visit a nighttime wonderland featuring vistas of hand-crafted, illuminated wildlife and awe-inspiring sights celebrating the diversity of the natural world.

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Twilight Trek

A different view of the Zoo!

Trek the Zoo after-hours and learn what the animals are up to when the sun goes down.

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Play the Animal Way

Welcome to the wild world of animal enrichment.

See a vital aspect of superior animal care in action throughout the Zoo!

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GET WILD PACKAGE

Save 20% off one daytime general admission ticket to Zoo Atlanta and one Standard Experience ticket for WILD: A Safari Experience at Illuminarium Atlanta!

Experience a world of live wildlife and conservation at Zoo Atlanta then come face-to-face with the planet’s most exotic animals in their natural habitats in a unique cinematic experience at Illuminarium Atlanta

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Membership pays for itself in as few as two visits per year!

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News & Stories

Trading turtles and tortoises 

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