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Earth Overshoot Day

Have you ever heard of Earth Overshoot Day? It’s not an official day, more of a measurement of how our...
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World Gorilla Day

September 24 will also be the naming day for the youngest member of the Zoo’s gorilla population. Zoo Atlanta joins...
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The secretive Georgia gopher frog

A new group of rare animals now call one of the Georgia eXtremes outdoor habitats home – the Georgia gopher...
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Tackling novel threats to biodiversity

We do not usually think of cancers as being infectious because cancers themselves are generally not pathogens. As in all...
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Hello from the herd!

Hi everyone, Ashley here! Spring has sprung, and I’m going to tell you all about how we work with the...
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First steps in training

Hello! My name is Megan, and I am one of the newest keepers on the Ambassador Animals Team. Today, I...
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Super Bowl LIII Recycling Rally

Zoo Atlanta has teamed up with the National Football League, Verizon and the Atlanta Super Bowl Host Committee to host...
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Training with Sven and Olaf

Hi everyone, I am baa-aa-ack again welcoming some new animals to our area! If you saw my recent #TakeoverTuesday, I...
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Hatchling diamondback terrapins arrive

Annual “terrapin swap” is part of an effort to protect a Georgia native species. The 25 hatchling diamondback terrapins now...
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Green blood?!

In our mammal-oriented existence, as mammals ourselves, it’s easy to get lazy and assume that all animals function like some...
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Keeping cool with summer fun

Tuesday, July 3 Making sure the animals here at Zoo Atlanta stay cool and hydrated is a major part of...
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‘Tis the season

From kori bustards on the east side of the Zoo to blue cranes on the west side, eggs/incubation on the...
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Panda Updates – Friday, September 20

There are a lot of misconceptions about giant pandas out in the world. As giant panda care specialists, we hear...
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Panda Updates – Wednesday, September 18

For our next few panda updates, we thought it would be interesting to share some common misconceptions of giant pandas....
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Panda Updates – Monday, September 16

Today I thought I would talk about red pandas and their role as an umbrella species and indicator species – a topic...
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Three’s a herd!

Hey everyone! It’s Caleb again! It’s been an eventful, awesome summer for the Elephant Care Team. On August 8, we...
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Panda Updates – Friday, September 13

Bamboo is the fastest growing plant on Earth. It grows so quickly that in some instances you can see it...
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Panda Updates – Wednesday, September 11

Birthday season is officially over in the panda building, and that means a few things around here! The summer is...
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Help name the infant gorilla

Submit names online and support gorilla conservation ahead of naming day on World Gorilla Day. World Gorilla Day will bring...
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