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Monday, February 18

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Wild Winter Days

Now through February 28

Bring your mittens to meet our paws!

Cure cabin fever with a warm introduction to the sights and experiences of a Zoo for all seasons – at an exclusive limited-time discount!

Now through February 28, general admission is 25% off gate prices across all categories. (Regular general admission at the gate is $25.99 for adults and $17.99 for children.)

Promotion is valid January 7, 2019, through February 28, 2019. Offer is valid online and at the gate; not valid with any other discount or promotion.


Who else will you meet while you’re here? 

They don’t all have paws, but many of your favorite Zoo residents may be out to welcome you on the day of your visit. Highlights include: 

  • Giant pandas: May be seen year-round, including Ya Lun and Xi Lun, the only twin giant pandas in the U.S.
  • Chilean flamingosChilean flamingos aren’t fair-weather friends; greet our flock in Flamingo Plaza, and visit the Wonderful Wetlands area of the Zoo to see our ambassador flock of chicks, hatched in early fall 2018.
  • Red panda: Idgie’s species is native to the Himalayas – she’s a fan of cold weather!
  • Tanuki: Zoo Atlanta is one of only two zoos in the U.S. housing this species, also known as raccoon dogs.
  • Naked mole rats: They have no idea what season it is; they live in tunnels!   
  • Bald eagle: Sequoyah is a Georgia native and a bird – talk about a combo of cold-weather skills!
  • Komodo dragon: Rinca may be seen enjoying his tropical indoor area in winter.
  • Alpacas: See Tuscany, Warrior and Smurf next door to the petting zoo.

These are just a few of our winter favorites! Check with any Zoo Admissions associate on arrival to find out more about the animals you’ll see during your visit.

Escape the cold in Scaly Slimy Spectacular!

As you wander through the windswept desert, African savanna, Australian billabong, mangrove swamp, Georgia tidal creek and other areas, you’ll see key species such as:

View these species and more in our interactive map.

All animal activities are weather-permitting and are subject to change due to weather conditions or temperatures below 45 degrees.

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