Zoo Atlanta will close early on Sat., May 25 for Brew at the Zoo. Gates will close at 1:30 p.m. and grounds will close at 3 p.m. 

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Introducing an all-new virtual happy hour featuring some of the most interesting professionals at Zoo Atlanta! Wild on the Rocks is back in a new Zoom format, with monthly programs featuring exclusive make-at-home cocktail recipes.

Each month, Zoo experts will present adventures, escapades, and lessons learned in the wild world of wildlife, sharing a themed cocktail along with their tales. Learn more here on the official event page.

Wild on the Rocks kicks off Thursday, July 30, at 6 p.m. with “The Legendary Adventures of Gringo Perdido,” as told by Director of Research Joe Mendelson, PhD, as he recounts his exploits searching for amphibians in Latin America.

Advance reservations are required and are available online now on zooatlanta.org. Reservations are $15 per household and include the program and the featured cocktail recipe. Participants will receive a Zoom link and cocktail recipe following registration.

Wild on the Rocks is recommended for ages 21 and up only; programs may include adult content.


Rachel Davis, Director of Communications
404.624.2812 – office
404.309.2238 – cell

Gavin Johnson, Public Relations and Communications Specialist
404.624.5980 – office

About Zoo Atlanta

A proud accredited member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), the gold standard for animal care and welfare, Zoo Atlanta has a mission to save wildlife and their habitats through conservation, research, education, and engaging experiences. The Zoo is home to more than 1,000 animals representing more than 200 species from around the world, many of them endangered or critically endangered. Highlights include giant pandas, including Ya Lun and Xi Lun, the only giant panda twins in the U.S.; one of North America’s largest zoological populations of great apes; and a global center of excellence for the care and study of reptiles and amphibians. Recent transformations include the all-new African Savanna, featuring new and expanded habitats for African elephants, giraffes, zebras, ostriches, warthogs, meerkats and rhinos, and Savanna Hall, a state-of-the-art special event destination in the newly restored historic former home of the Atlanta Cyclorama. For more information, visit zooatlanta.org.

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