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Plan an Event

VENUES   |    GALLERY    |    SPECIAL EVENTS GUIDE   Welcome to your window to the wild. Plan an event at the Zoo. Spectacular natural scenery, innovative culinary creations and incomparable experiences make your next Atlanta event an occasion your guests will be talking about for years to come. From an unforgettable first … Continue reading "Plan an Event"

Thursday, October 6

Hello, Zoo fans! My name is Matt Schultz, and I am the new Swing Keeper for the Mammal Department. I really feel like I won the lottery with this job. The Swing Keeper works with all the mammals in the Zoo except the primates and the program animals, which is perfect  for me because I … Continue reading "Thursday, October 6"

Tuesday, October 4

Hi everyone! My name is Ashley Webb, and I’m a seasonal primate keeper caring for our 21 gorillas here at Zoo Atlanta. I’ve grown up around the Zoo, and I got my start as an intern in the Elephant Department. A year later I became an intern in the Primate Department, specifically with gorillas. That … Continue reading "Tuesday, October 4"

Giant Panda Twins Are 1 Month Old!

WHO: The giant panda twins born to Lun Lun on September 3, 2016, are 1 month old today. The duo has already surpassed a month of milestones, with many more to come. Currently known as “Cub A” and “Cub B,” the twins remain on track developmentally, according to the Zoo’s Animal Management and Veterinary Teams, … Continue reading "Giant Panda Twins Are 1 Month Old!"

Tuesday, September 20th

Hey Zoo Atlanta fans! I’m Claire, a recent transplant to Georgia and an even more recent employee of this fabulous zoo! I moved to Atlanta from South Florida in May for my fourth elephant internship. I have always loved elephants. I fell in love as a 3-year-old at the Indianapolis Zoo. Any time I got … Continue reading "Tuesday, September 20th"

Thursday, September 15

It takes a lot of supplies to keep an animal department at Zoo Atlanta running. This is especially true for a department as large as Birds and Programs Animals. Keepers need to have a ready supply of tools and materials on hand to accomplish everyday tasks. Now, you might be asking yourself, don’t you have … Continue reading "Thursday, September 15"

Tuesday, August 2

Guess what, everyone … it’s my birthday today! I’m looking forward to celebrating the day with lots of tasty food and cake, as well as spending time with my friends and family. With as many animals as we have here at Zoo Atlanta, you can probably guess that we end up celebrating quite a few … Continue reading "Tuesday, August 2"

Tuesday, May 31

Many of you may remember that earlier this year, Julius, one of our ringtailed lemurs, was ill. Fortunately, with a lot of supportive treatment from our vet staff and keepers, Julius pulled through and is currently doing great. In order to get our whole group back together, we had to first wait until the yard … Continue reading "Tuesday, May 31"

Thursday, May 19

On April 30, we celebrated Save the Rhino Day at the Zoo. We had a great turnout, with lots of interested guests and button donations that went to Save the Survivors. Save the Survivors is an organization in Africa that cares and looks after rhinos that have been victims of poaching. The reason we have … Continue reading "Thursday, May 19"

$41 Million For ‘A Grand New View’

ATLANTA – May 16, 2016 – More than a month in advance of a crucial June deadline, Zoo Atlanta announces that a gift of $2 million from the Thalia N. Carlos & Chris M. Carlos Foundation has closed the gap in the final lap of the “Grand New View” campaign. The gift, one of the … Continue reading "$41 Million For ‘A Grand New View’"