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Raindrops keep falling on my head

Picture this: You have been planning a big family trip to the Zoo for a few weeks now. As the...
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What color is it?

A long time ago, I was leading a group of college students on a field trip to the Mojave Desert...
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Great Ape Heart Project wins Research Award

The Great Ape Heart Project based at Zoo Atlanta has received the prestigious 2020 Research Award with Top Honors from...
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Home is a word we know

Home. It is a word that we have become very familiar with over the last few months. Staying at home,...
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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, September 23

As mentioned in previous updates, cooler weather means the giant pandas get to spend time in the outdoor habitats. This...
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All in the family

Hey everyone! It’s Caleb with the Elephant Care Team here again! What do you think elephants, manatees, and rock hyraxes...
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Panda updates – Monday, September 21

With the cooler weather we have been able to give the giant pandas more frequent access to their outdoor habitats....
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Mixed-species care for Lionel and Lilo

Hello all you Zoo-goers! We have been more than happy to see everyone back on grounds. As you may or...
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Panda Updates – Monday, September 14

The Panda Care Team is in constant communication with our Bamboo Team providing them with information such as what species...
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Fall color …

Hello everyone! As we inch our way into fall (my favorite time of year), we all look forward to the...
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