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ZOO ATLANTA WILL CLOSE EARLY ON WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY, JUNE 22 AND 23

WHAT: Due to extremely high heat indexes predicted by the National Weather Service, Zoo Atlanta will close early on Wednesday, June 22 and Thursday, June 23, 2022. The final entry of the day on both days will be for the 12:30 p.m. to 1 p.m. time slot, with entry gates closing at 1 p.m. and Zoo grounds closing at 2:30 p.m. Guests planning to visit on June 22 or June 23 are encouraged to attend during the morning hours.

Zoo Atlanta is expected to resume normal operating hours on Friday, June 24. The first installment of the Zoo’s all-new summer craft cocktail series, Savanna Nights, will take place as planned on Friday, June 24. Tickets are available on zooatlanta.org.

WHEN: Wednesday and Thursday, June 22 and 23, 2022

WHERE:
Zoo Atlanta
800 Cherokee Avenue, S.E.
Atlanta GA 30315

CONTACT:

Rachel Davis, Director of Communications
404.624.2812 – office
404.309.2238 – cell
rdavis@zooatlanta.org

Gavin Johnson
Public Relations and Communications Specialist
404.624.5980 – office gjohnson@zooatlanta.org

 

ABOUT: 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 African Savanna, featuring new and expanded habitats for African elephants, giraffes, zebras, ostriches, warthogs, meerkats, and rhinos; Savanna Hall, a state-of-the-art special event destination in the newly restored historic former home of the Atlanta Cyclorama; and the new Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation Plaza. For more information, visit zooatlanta.org.

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