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NANGKA EXPLORES OUTDOOR HABITAT WITH ADOPTIVE MOM MADU
Nangka, the 6-month-old infant Sumatran orangutan who arrived at Zoo Atlanta on September 8, has recently embarked on his latest exciting milestone: exploring his new outdoor habitat with his adoptive mother, Madu. Be on the lookout for the duo in the Zoo’s orangutan complex in the Asian Forest when weather conditions are above 50 degrees … Continue reading "NANGKA EXPLORES OUTDOOR HABITAT WITH ADOPTIVE MOM MADU"
A HEARTWARMING UPDATE ON NANGKA THE SUMATRAN ORANGUTAN
Nangka, the 5-month-old infant Sumatran orangutan who arrived at Zoo Atlanta on September 8, has found a new chapter with a devoted mother. Noted Zoo Atlanta “supermom” Madu readily accepted Nangka shortly after his arrival, and the two continue to bond as she rears what is now her fifth adoptive infant. The Association of Zoos … Continue reading "A HEARTWARMING UPDATE ON NANGKA THE SUMATRAN ORANGUTAN"
ZOO ATLANTA WELCOMES DAKARI THE SOUTHERN WHITE RHINO
16-year-old female will become the newest member of the herd in the Zoo’s rhino complex ATLANTA – October 13, 2023 – Zoo Atlanta is very pleased to welcome Dakari, a 17-year old female southern white rhinoceros. Dakari arrived in Atlanta on October 13, 2023, from the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. Her move was recommended … Continue reading "ZOO ATLANTA WELCOMES DAKARI THE SOUTHERN WHITE RHINO"
NEW CHAPTER FOR INFANT SUMATRAN ORANGUTAN NANGKA
4-month-old from Sacramento Zoo will be introduced to Zoo Atlanta’s nationally renowned veteran adoptive mother Madu ATLANTA – September 11, 2023 – Zoo Atlanta and the Sacramento Zoo are very pleased to announce that Nangka, a 4-month-old male Sumatran orangutan, arrived safely in Atlanta on Friday, September 8, 2023. In coming days, the infant will … Continue reading "NEW CHAPTER FOR INFANT SUMATRAN ORANGUTAN NANGKA"
The joys of Anaka!
Hey y’all, and welcome to another addition of Keeper Stories. My name is Sara Fee, and I’m a Senior Keeper for Gorillas. Today I’m going to spend some time focusing on one particular gorilla, because there just isn’t enough time for me to gloat about each of our 18 fabulous gorillas, but catch me in … Continue reading "The joys of Anaka!"
Introducing Treetop Tykes Trail presented by Kaiser Permanente
An all-new ropes course experience for Zoo Atlanta’s youngest explorers Memorial Day Weekend brings the debut of a new experience for Zoo Atlanta’s littlest guests. The all-new Treetop Tykes Trail presented by Kaiser Permanente offers children under 48 inches tall a ropes course adventure. With the assistance of a parent or guardian, children will zip, … Continue reading "Introducing Treetop Tykes Trail presented by Kaiser Permanente"
Are jackalopes real?
We scientists don’t have much patience for myths, science fiction, or pseudo-science. Legends of Bigfoot irritate our rational sensibilities. But sometimes it is really fun to dive into myths and tall tales and try to discover a factual basis for these wild ideas. Let’s consider my favorite one: the mighty, some would say creepy, jackalope! … Continue reading "Are jackalopes real?"
Getting to know Kambera, Shalia and Amari
Hello there! My name is Cassie, and I am the newest member of the Gorilla Care Team here at Zoo Atlanta. I thought being the new human girl around here, it was only appropriate that I introduce you all a little more to the three new gorilla girls we recently welcomed to Zoo Atlanta. You … Continue reading "Getting to know Kambera, Shalia and Amari"
Welcome Amari, Kambera and Shalia!
While he doesn’t know it yet, the only son of Zoo Atlanta’s most famous gorilla is about to embark on a monumental new chapter as the head of a new family group. Zoo Atlanta is thrilled to welcome female western lowland gorillas Amari, Kambera, and Shalia. The Association of Zoos and Aquariums’ (AZA) Gorilla Species … Continue reading "Welcome Amari, Kambera and Shalia!"
Behind-the-scenes with the meerkat mob
Hey all! Meerkat Keeper Caleb here! With the recent addition of females Chica and Spot, the newest residents at our African Savanna, it has been an exciting time for the Meerkat Care Team! After giving the girls a few weeks to explore their new habitats and indoor dens, we began the introduction process between the … Continue reading "Behind-the-scenes with the meerkat mob"