In anticipation of inclement winter weather, Zoo Atlanta will be closed on Sunday, Jan. 16. This includes our IllumiNights event. 

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Zoo Atlanta mourns the passing of Choomba

The Zoo Atlanta family is deeply saddened to announce the passing of Choomba, a 59-year-old female western lowland gorilla, on...
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The coming nights are the last chances to experience IllumiNights at the Zoo: A Chinese Lantern Festival, open most nights...
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2022 Mabel Dorn Reeder Conservation Endowment Fund Programs

Zoo Atlanta announces a commitment of support for seven conservation programs protecting wildlife in Nepal, Congo, Cameroon, Brazil, Cambodia, and...
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Now open: IllumiNights at the Zoo

Atlanta’s newest seasonal experience will make its debut with a stunning visual celebration of the wonders of the natural world....
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Wildlife will soon light the night at IllumiNights

Installation is well underway on the more than 80 lanterns that will be part of the all-new IllumiNights at the...
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Tickets now on sale for Cookies with Santa

Tickets are on sale now for Cookies with Santa – Santa’s annual stop in the home of more than 1,000...
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Zoo Atlanta mourns loss of Abu

The Zoo Atlanta community is saddened to share that Abu the giraffe has died. At 16, Abu was the oldest...
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Welcome Kiazi the Southern White Rhino

19-year-old female from San Diego has been recommended to join male Zoo member Mumbles Zoo Atlanta received some very special...
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Update on our western lowland gorilla population: As a follow-up to the news we shared on Friday, September 10, about...
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Tickets on sale for IllumiNights at the Zoo

Tickets are on sale now for a breathtaking new addition to Atlanta’s holiday traditions. The all-new IllumiNights at the Zoo:...
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