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Learning Mumbles’ routine

Hey everyone! My name is Amanda, and I’m a primary keeper on the Hoofstock Team. You might have seen some...
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Snake scales are really cool!

Whew! Six years of work paid off last week with the publication of a big paper in the prestigious journal...
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angolan colobus monkey born at zoo atlanta

Zoo Atlanta celebrates the birth of an Angolan colobus monkey, born on February 6, 2021. The newborn is the offspring...
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Zoo Atlanta welcomes two exciting new members to its animal population: Betty and Vanna the white storks. The storks, who...
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Introduction to wildlife trade

Have you ever heard us reference “wildlife trade” and not been sure what we were talking about? Well, we have you covered! Throughout...
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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, February 24

If you follow our panda updates regularly, you may have some familiarity with our “bamboo chronicles.” Giant pandas can be...
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Meet Miri, Satu and Pelari

Here at Zoo Atlanta, we house three different family groups of orangutans. We have one Bornean group, one Sumatran group,...
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Panda Updates – Monday, February 22

On occasion we might switch things up and you will see a red flash on PandaCam rather than a black-and-white...
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The world of poison dart frog toxicity

Greetings from Scaly Slimy Spectacular! If I were to ask you what the most dangerous animals are in our building,...
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Safari Camp Scholarship Program

Zoo Atlanta will broaden community access to its signature summer camp experience with the return of the Safari Camp Scholarship...
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Ford Mask Day

Ford Motor Company Fund is teaming up with local nonprofits and Ford dealerships to distribute over 3.9 million medical-grade face...
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The stork: origin of a legend  

The Bird Department has two new arrivals! I don’t know about you, but when I hear that phrase my mind...
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