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Gorillas on the move

Mbeli, Kali and Gunther will soon start a new chapter at a new zoo Three bachelor western lowland gorillas from Zoo Atlanta will soon leave Atlanta for a new home at a new zoo. Mbeli, Kali and Gunther are scheduled to travel on May 16, 2018, in a move recommended by the Association of Zoos … Continue reading "Gorillas on the move"

Gorillas on the move

Mbeli, Kali and Gunther will soon start a new chapter at a new zoo Three bachelor western lowland gorillas from Zoo Atlanta will soon leave Atlanta for a new home at a new zoo. Mbeli, Kali and Gunther are scheduled to travel on May 16, 2018, in a move recommended by the Association of Zoos … Continue reading "Gorillas on the move"

Panda Updates – Wednesday, May 2

Ever since I changed job titles and moved out of the animal areas and into the Administration Building, I don’t get to spend nearly as much time with the animals as I used to. I try and get to all the mammal areas to see the animals as much as I can, but there is … Continue reading "Panda Updates – Wednesday, May 2"

Nest-building with white-headed buffalo weavers

Hello, my name is Angie, and I’m a Seasonal Bird Keeper here at Zoo Atlanta. It finally seems like the warmer weather will be sticking around. What does that mean for the Bird Team? Nest-building! Right now many of our bird species are building nests and getting ready to lay their eggs. One of the … Continue reading "Nest-building with white-headed buffalo weavers"

Croc-tastic creatures

As many of our amazing guests may have noticed, we have new additions in Scaly Slimy Spectacular! A few months ago, we were lucky to receive two juvenile West African slender-snouted crocodiles (Mecistops cataphractus)! These brothers are members of a critically endangered species and will play a very important role in the slender-snouted crocodile Species … Continue reading "Croc-tastic creatures"

Panda Updates – Wednesday, April 25

Before all the recent stormy weather rolled in, we had some great, warm days here at Zoo Atlanta. It was the perfect time to use our behind-the-scenes habitat to give Yang Yang some extra room while he is displaying some of his breeding walking behavior. The giant pandas here at Zoo Atlanta love to play … Continue reading "Panda Updates – Wednesday, April 25"

Are you ready to adopt a pet?

Pets bring joy and companionship to our lives, and for many of us, are a first introduction to animals when we’re young. But becoming a pet owner is a huge responsibility. You should always do your research before bringing a new animal into your home and make sure you are able to properly care for … Continue reading "Are you ready to adopt a pet?"

Celebrating The Ford African Rain Forest

One of the Southeast’s most anticipated black-tie galas celebrates one of North America’s largest populations of western lowland gorillas at The Beastly Feast to benefit Zoo Atlanta on Saturday, May 5, 2018. Ford Motor Company Fund, the philanthropic arm of Ford Motor Company, returns as the event’s Presenting Sponsor. The 2018 theme is “Under the … Continue reading "Celebrating The Ford African Rain Forest"

Celebrating The Ford African Rain Forest

One of the Southeast’s most anticipated black-tie galas celebrates one of North America’s largest populations of western lowland gorillas at The Beastly Feast to benefit Zoo Atlanta on Saturday, May 5, 2018. Ford Motor Company Fund, the philanthropic arm of Ford Motor Company, returns as the event’s Presenting Sponsor. The 2018 theme is “Under the … Continue reading "Celebrating The Ford African Rain Forest"

Behind the scenes with Biji

Zoo Atlanta is home to one of the largest zoological populations of orangutans in North America, with 11 individuals living in four distinct groups. We have a number of orangutan habitats which can be seen by our visitors, as well as others which are not as visible. Some guests may have caught a glimpse of … Continue reading "Behind the scenes with Biji"