About

Think you know Zoo Atlanta?

We’ve come a long way since opening our doors way back in 1889! Zoo Atlanta has changed dramatically since the earliest days of our Victorian origins, from the fascinating series of events that led to Atlanta’s first zoo, to the legendary Willie B., to the history of our giant panda program. We thank you for being part of the journey — our story is still being told! 

Our story

Our story began in 1889 with a traveling menagerie that went bankrupt near Atlanta — and never left.

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Leadership and Board of Directors

Zoo Atlanta is fortunate to have an outstanding group of business and community leaders, advocates and ambassadors dedicated to the Zoo and its success.

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Press Room

Gain media assets and more in our Press Room.

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News and Stories

Check out all the wild things happening at Zoo Atlanta.

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Grand New View

The Grand New View project will revitalize the historic Cyclorama building into a one-of-a-kind event destination overlooking the wonders of an all-new African savanna.

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Annual Reports

Access previous Annual Reports and other data from the Zoo.

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Contact

Need to contact Zoo Atlanta? We’ll point you in the right direction.

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