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That’s the “tooth” of it

Over here at Wieland Wildlife Home, we have been working closely with our Education Team to provide some great virtual...
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Brew at the Zoo is back!

Atlanta’s wildest beer festival tradition is back with the return of Brew at the Zoo. Following a hiatus in 2020,...
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Take flight in May

Take flight with us this May as we learn more about the wildlife trade and how it affects birds. Why...
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What’s happening in research at the Zoo?

Like every aspect of the Zoo’s operations, research activities have been greatly curtailed by the pandemic. Our primate behavior research...
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ZOO ATLANTA WELCOMES NEW WHITE STORKS

Zoo Atlanta welcomes two exciting new members to its animal population: Betty and Vanna the white storks. The storks, who...
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TWO WILD ENCOUNTER PROGRAMS RETURN

Two of Zoo Atlanta’s popular behind-the-scenes programs have returned. Wild Encounters with African elephants and Aldabra tortoises are now available....
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Secrets of lion social structure

We get two very common questions about the lions here at the Zoo: 1: Is it natural to have three...
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What a year!

Hi-ya everyone! Elephant Keeper Caleb again! It’s hard to believe that next month is my one-year anniversary as a part...
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What’s it like when the Zoo’s closed?

With all the uncertainty going on in the world right now, one thing that is certain is that COVID-19 is...
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Boo at the Zoo presented by Georgia Natural Gas

Atlanta’s favorite fun family Halloween festival returns on October 19, 20, 26 and 27. Atlanta’s favorite fun family Halloween festival...
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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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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, May 5

All animals at Zoo Atlanta receive enrichment on a daily basis. We have a very robust Zoo-wide program for enrichment,...
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Wild summer reading

Warm weather and sunny days are just around the corner! This summer, revive a love for literature and connect with...
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Happy Birthday, Chewie!

May the 4th be with you and Happy Birthday, Chewie! Chewie the crowned lemur turns 2 years old today!  He...
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Panda Updates – Friday, April 30

Did you hear it’s bamboo shoot season? In recent panda updates, we’ve shared that we have been offering bamboo shoots...
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The beauty and purpose of vernal pools

Hi everyone!  My name is Kelly, and I am the newest member of the Herpetology Team here at Zoo Atlanta! ...
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Warthog piglets born at Zoo Atlanta

Zoo Atlanta celebrates the first births to arrive in its African Savanna: a litter of warthog piglets born to Eleanor...
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Panda Updates – Wednesday, April 28

Hey everyone, it’s me again, Adrianna. One of your Swing Mammal Keepers! It has been a hot second since I have...
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