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Cookies with Santa

Be here when Santa makes his first stop for the holidays at Zoo Atlanta!

KIDZone Playground

Play, climb, and explore our interactive KIDZone Playground!

Making Change for Wildlife

What happens when you visit the Zoo? Maybe you get to see a type of animal you’ve never encountered before, or you might learn something new about a species you’ve seen many times. But did you know that you’re also making positive change for wildlife? That’s right! Each time you visit Zoo Atlanta, a portion … Continue reading "Making Change for Wildlife"

KIAZI THE SOUTHERN WHITE RHINO IS EXPECTING!

Special holiday season delivery will be the first southern white rhinoceros ever born at Zoo Atlanta ATLANTA – May 23, 2023 – Kiazi, a 21-year-old southern white rhinoceros at Zoo Atlanta, is expecting a calf. Rhino gestation is one of the animal kingdom’s longest at around 16 months. A birth is expected around December 2023, with … Continue reading "KIAZI THE SOUTHERN WHITE RHINO IS EXPECTING!"

KIAZI THE SOUTHERN WHITE RHINO IS EXPECTING!

Special holiday season delivery will be the first southern white rhinoceros ever born at Zoo Atlanta ATLANTA – May 23, 2023 – Kiazi, a 21-year-old southern white rhinoceros at Zoo Atlanta, is expecting a calf. Rhino gestation is one of the animal kingdom’s longest at around 16 months. A birth is expected around December 2023, … Continue reading "KIAZI THE SOUTHERN WHITE RHINO IS EXPECTING!"

Talking about turacos

Today I’d like to spend some time talking about the turacos. You may have noticed these personable birds in our aviaries, hopping from branch to branch or making a variety of unique vocalizations. This group of birds belongs to the family Musophagidae. The family name is derived from the words Musa, the genus name for banana plants, and … Continue reading "Talking about turacos"

JACKIE THE RED PANDA WILL SOON DEPART ON A NEW ADVENTURE

ATLANTA – February 15, 2023 – Jackie, the red panda at Zoo Atlanta, will soon be off on a new adventure at a new home. The 5-year-old male will be leaving Atlanta for Zoo Knoxville in Tennessee during the week of February 20, 2023.  Jackie’s move was recommended by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums’ (AZA) … Continue reading "JACKIE THE RED PANDA WILL SOON DEPART ON A NEW ADVENTURE"

JACKIE THE RED PANDA WILL SOON DEPART ON A NEW ADVENTURE

ATLANTA – February 15, 2023 – Jackie, the red panda at Zoo Atlanta, will soon be off on a new adventure at a new home. The 5-year-old male will be leaving Atlanta for Zoo Knoxville in Tennessee during the week of February 20, 2023.  Jackie’s move was recommended by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums’ … Continue reading "JACKIE THE RED PANDA WILL SOON DEPART ON A NEW ADVENTURE"

Be my Valentine: animal kingdom style

Ah, Valentine’s Day. A whole day of the year dedicated to love. Most of the humans I have encountered have some strong opinions about Valentine’s Day. Some enjoy the idea of buying expensive gifts or dressing up and going out to celebrate with a fancy meal, maybe throw in a little karaoke and dancing too! Others … Continue reading "Be my Valentine: animal kingdom style"

These goats are made for walking

If you’ve been keeping up with the wonderful world of our petting zoo population, you’re likely familiar with Pickles, Avocado, and Wasabi. Our extremely precious Nigerian dwarf goat babies turn a year old THIS WEEK, but they’ve recently hit another exciting milestone: their first leash walk!  Walks around the Zoo are an exciting way to … Continue reading "These goats are made for walking"