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Do You Know How to Spot Trafficking?

Wildlife trafficking is a serious problem. In fact, it’s the fourth largest transnational crime behind drug, firearm and human trafficking....
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Update from the field: Giraffe Conservation Foundation

Zoo Atlanta has participated in the Quarters for Conservation program since 2016. This initiative contributes 25 cents of every general admission...
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Zoo Atlanta opens all-new African Savanna

All life is connected in one of Earth’s most legendary wild places. In the highly anticipated first phase of an...
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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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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 – Wednesday, August 14

Even when a female giant panda is not pregnant, she may still exhibit behaviors or undergo physiological changes as if...
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Celebrating Cecil!

You’re invited to the biggest party of the year! On August 24, the Bird Team will be celebrating a very special day...
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What’s on the menu for giant otters?

Hello! My name is Sam, and I am the newest addition to the Carnivore Team as a Seasonal Keeper. A...
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Panda Updates – Wednesday, August 7

We get a weight on each of the giant pandas twice a day (They are both currently about 60 kg)....
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Update from the field: Turtle Survival Alliance

I’m Dr. Kate Leach, Associate Veterinarian at Zoo Atlanta. I’m the Quarters for Conservation Champion for the Turtle Survival Alliance:...
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The adaptations that make gorillas special

Hello Zoo people! My name is Allie, and I am a member of the Gorilla Care Team here at Zoo...
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Panda Updates – Monday, August 5

Giant pandas are selective about their bamboo, but it is for a good reason. They have adapted to eat bamboo...
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