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Wednesday, November 14

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Workshopping for waterfowl

Towards the end of October, I had the opportunity to join Zoo Atlanta curator James Ballance on a trip to...
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Zoo Atlanta welcomes new female giant otter

Zoo Atlanta welcomes a new ambassador for an endangered species: Tocantins, a 10-year-old female giant otter. A recent arrival from...
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What causes habitat loss?

Did you know habitat loss is the leading cause of extinction in animal species? It is a main issue for...
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The source of the amphibian chytrid fungi

As some of you may know, I have spent much of my career focusing on the devastating emerging infectious disease...
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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, November 14

If you have followed the pandas for a while, you’ll know that giant pandas are creatures of habit. They like...
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Panda Updates – Monday, November 12

Since I just learned the giant panda care routine this summer, winter is a whole new ballgame! Now that the...
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Veterans Day presented by Kaiser Permanente

Free admission for veterans, active-duty, reserve and retired members of the U.S. Armed Forces, plus discounts for accompanying guests, on...
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Networking with peers in animal care

One of my favorite things to do Zoo Atlanta, besides taking care of the hoofstock animals, is being able to...
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Panda Updates – Wednesday, November 7

One of the most heart-melting aspects of working with the giant pandas is having the ability to come to work...
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Beneficial Bones and Sensational Skulls

“It’s a dinosaur! It’s a dinosaur bone!” A boy around 6 years old shouts excitedly as he points at the...
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Zoo thanks and blessings

November is the time of year when the Zoo family takes a moment to reflect and gratefully say thank you...
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