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Studying gorillas in the Zoo and the wild

Unknown to most of our visitors, Zoo Atlanta has an active primate behavior and cognition research program, with scientists studying...
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Pioneering research in gorilla behavior

We have a guest blogger for this posting! Our intrepid Primate Cognition Intern, Liam Kelly, has prepared a summary focusing...
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Nature’s engineers

Our good colleague, Dr. David Hu at Georgia Tech and his students are often at Zoo Atlanta. Setting up their...
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Color: in the eye of the beholder?

Try to imagine a new color. Well, just stop, because it is not possible. Every color that you can imagine...
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A year in review

Wrapping up the research year around Zoo Atlanta, I’d like to thank the readers out there who have been reading...
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Science is humming!

My favorite research articles are those that turn over long-held convictions about what plants and animals actually do in the...
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Who’s your daddy?

A few years ago, when I was the Zoo’s Curator of Herpetology, I walked into the old World of Reptiles...
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Exotic pathogens and native wildlife

Those who have been following Zoo Atlanta’s activities may know that our Herpetology Department has been very active in the...
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The bacterial world of animals

Zoo Atlanta is not just about animals. Indeed, people are not just about people. Recent advances in analyzing genetic samples...
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Studying sand skinks in the scrublands

Sometimes the Zoo’s research does not take place at the Zoo. As part of our collaborative research on the biophysics...
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