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The Zoo Train

All aboard! Hop on for a ride on one of Zoo Atlanta’s family favorites – The Zoo Train!
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Remembering Patches

Zoo Atlanta is saddened to announce the passing of Patches, a female Aldabra giant tortoise, on February 5, 2022. The...
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Wild Encounter: Aldabra Tortoise

See and feed one of the world’s largest living tortoise species in the only Wild Encounter experience that allows guests to share the...
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Training with Shuffles

As most of you know, we do a lot of positive reinforcement training here with the animals at the Zoo....
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World’s second-largest tortoises

Hey everyone, If you have visited Zoo Atlanta recently, you may know that the giant Aldabra tortoises are currently enjoying...
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Two of Zoo Atlanta’s popular behind-the-scenes programs have returned. Wild Encounters with African elephants and Aldabra tortoises are now available....
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Keeper Stories – Thursday, May 4

This past Saturday was another eventful day in the Herpetology Department! It is now warm enough for the giant Aldabra...
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If you’re in a hurry, he’s not your guy. Don’t be fooled by his years; he has only begun to...
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Reptile and Amphibian Research

Focusing on our diverse population of reptiles and amphibians, as well as working in labs and field sites around the...
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Beastly Basics (grades K-1st)

K-1st grade
Explore the basic needs of plants and animals as students compare and contrast animal and plant adaptations and characteristics. ...
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Georgia Goes Wild (grades 3rd-4th)

3rd-4th grade
Georgia is a wild and wonderful state with a diversity of species found across the five regions....
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Endangered Species (grades 9th-12th)

9th - 12th grade
From tiny insects to colorful birds, exotic plants and mysterious mammals, the Earth is rich in biodiversity....
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Thursday, October 13

Hello all from the Herpetology Department! My name is Hayley Bryan, and I am a seasonal herpetology keeper here at...
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Thursday, September 8

My name is Michaela Daniel, and I am a Seasonal Keeper here at Zoo Atlanta. You will find me, much...
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