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These goats are made for walking

If you’ve been keeping up with the wonderful world of our petting zoo population, you’re likely familiar with Pickles, Avocado, and Wasabi. Our extremely precious Nigerian dwarf goat babies turn a year old THIS WEEK, but they’ve recently hit another exciting milestone: their first leash walk!  Walks around the Zoo are an exciting way to … Continue reading "These goats are made for walking"

The storied life of Ros the king vulture

An exciting thing happened this week in the Bird Department! Our own Queen B, Roswell the king vulture, laid an egg! Now, before you get too excited, Zoo Atlanta will not be hatching king vulture chicks anytime soon. Ros has a very colorful history, and has been living on her own for the last two … Continue reading "The storied life of Ros the king vulture"

Panda Updates- Monday, February 6

Besides bamboo, the giant pandas enjoy some fruit like apples and bananas. When it comes to bananas, the pandas prefer overripe and mushy. When Xi Lun gets a larger piece of banana, she eats it like a push pop. She holds it with her pseudothumb while taking bites out of just the inside. Once she … Continue reading "Panda Updates- Monday, February 6"

Birds, Backyards, and Beyond Contest Rules

“Birds, Backyards, and Beyond” CONTEST Official Rules 1. HOW TO ENTER: To enter the “Birds, Backyards, and Beyond” contest (the “Contest”), visit www.zooatlanta.org and follow the on-screen instructions to enter. Entrants must submit name, email address and mailing address to be entered into the contest. Submissions for the contest will be accepted beginning at 10 … Continue reading "Birds, Backyards, and Beyond Contest Rules"

The Great Backyard Bird Count

Participate in the Audubon Great Backyard Bird Count and enter to win amazing prizes! Just ahead of one of the year’s major bird migrations, Zoo Atlanta is excited to present an opportunity to get involved with local wildlife conservation, citizen science, AND a chance to win some amazing prizes! This February, Zoo Atlanta’s Birds, Backyards, … Continue reading "The Great Backyard Bird Count"

Teachers

Your students love Zoo Atlanta. Why not bring the Zoo into your classroom? We offer a variety of resources such as our ZooMobile, guided tours and educator workshops. Education is key to our mission here at Zoo Atlanta. Thanks for helping us integrate nature into your curriculum! See all programs    Download our School Program Guide (PDF)

REGISTRATION OPENS TODAY FOR THE THIRD-ANNUAL RUN LIKE WILD 5K

Get set to run for reticulated giraffes on April 22 ATLANTA – February 2, 2023 – Ready, set, run! Registration is open now for the third-annual Run Like Wild 5K at Zoo Atlanta, scheduled for Saturday, April 22, 2023. The run will take place in and through the Zoo and Grant Park, making Run Like Wild … Continue reading "REGISTRATION OPENS TODAY FOR THE THIRD-ANNUAL RUN LIKE WILD 5K"

REGISTRATION OPENS TODAY FOR THE THIRD-ANNUAL RUN LIKE WILD 5K

Get set to run for reticulated giraffes on April 22 ATLANTA – February 2, 2023 – Ready, set, run! Registration is open now for the third-annual Run Like Wild 5K at Zoo Atlanta, scheduled for Saturday, April 22, 2023. The run will take place in and through the Zoo and Grant Park, making Run Like … Continue reading "REGISTRATION OPENS TODAY FOR THE THIRD-ANNUAL RUN LIKE WILD 5K"

Run Like Wild

Ready, get set ... run! Run through the Zoo at the third-annual Run Like Wild 5K!

Excellent Acronyms

No matter where you work, there are probably some acronyms and terminology that you use that people outside of your field would not understand. If you’re a teacher, things like IEP, BOE, 504, RTI BIP, PBIS, SEL, FERPA, SLD, LRE, MDR, ESL/ELL, TKES/LKES maybe familiar acronyms, but I know only what two of them mean.  … Continue reading "Excellent Acronyms"