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The original “hall monitor”

Hi everyone! Since you aren’t able to visit him right now, I wanted to share some facts about Rinca, our...
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Genome of the dragon

The story behind the science Longtime Zoo friends will remember Slasher, our huge and wonderfully tempered Komodo dragon (Varanus komodoensis)....
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Komodo dragon genome is legacy of Zoo Atlanta animals

New study provides groundbreaking insights into the evolution of lizards. Two Komodo dragons from Zoo Atlanta will leave an indelible...
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Komodo Dragon Talk

Learn more about Komodo dragons from some of our animal care professionals. 
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Rodent Bones

CSI at the Zoo! What happened to these animal bones, thousands of years ago? A research team at Emory University...
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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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Thursday, September 22

“That is one handsome lizard!” Words any Herpetology Keeper would enjoy hearing while leisurely passing by a group of Zoo...
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Thursday, April 21

In case you missed it, we had a pretty significant event in the Herpetology Department this week. Rinca the Komodo...
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