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Baa, baa birthdays

Prepare yourself… the birthdays are coming…for our petting zoo herd! The goats and sheep who live in the petting zoo...
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Zoo Atlanta Welcomes Baloo the Binturong

There’s a “bearcat” exploring Complex Carnivores. Zoo Atlanta welcomes Baloo, a 1-year-old male binturong, to the animal population. A recent...
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Green your Valentine’s Day

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, now is the perfect time to plan a green date night! Whether you’re...
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Zoos + conservation: indigo snakes

The eastern indigo snake (Drymarchon couperi) is the largest non-venomous snake in the United States, with large adult males reaching...
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Chasing new species

I spend a large proportion of my scientific career tracking down and formally naming species that are new to science....
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Have a happy, greener New Year!

Happy holidays! We hope you checked out our first Conservation Blog this month to get some ideas on how to...
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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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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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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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Who’s Baloo?

The Carnivore Team has been hard at work getting ready to welcome a new addition to our animal population. We’ve...
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Love comes in many forms

Love is in the air. It is that time of year when we all start thinking about finding love or...
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Panda Updates – Monday, February 10

Things have been pretty quiet in the giant panda building lately. We are still offering rivercane bamboo (the long and...
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Why Zoos Matter

Biodiversity is important.  Healthy diversity of species (plants, animals, etc.) is key to our way of life, as it provides...
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It’s all in the temperature

This time of year, the members of the Hoofstock Team can tell you what the temperature is at any moment,...
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Panda Updates – Wednesday, February 5

Providing enrichment is an important part of the daily care for all of the animals here at the Zoo because...
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Announcing the Opening of Savanna Hall

Elegant spaces meet wild places at Atlanta’s newest special event destination. A historic treasure comes alive for an exciting new...
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