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Care for the rare: Panamanian golden frogs

Hey everyone – my name is Char, and I’m a Keeper II with the Herpetology Team. That means I get...
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Zoos + conservation: indigo snakes

The eastern indigo snake (Drymarchon couperi) is the largest non-venomous snake in the United States, with large adult males reaching...
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The secretive Georgia gopher frog

A new group of rare animals now call one of the Georgia eXtremes outdoor habitats home – the Georgia gopher...
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The amazing Lake Titicaca water frog

The unique features of the Lake Titicaca frog (Telmatobius culeus) make them perfect for their natural environment and have a...
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Why should you care about venom?

Most of the time when you hear the word “venom,” you think of a toxic liquid that is “bad” or...
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A keeper’s journey to the Zoo

One question animal department folks often get asked is, how did we get here? For some, there is a relatively...
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The sssensational king cobra

Hi everyone! My name is Sam, and I am a Herpetology Keeper here at Zoo Atlanta. Today I’d like to...
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We’re on the job every day

Hi everyone, my name is Kyle Grace, and I am a Herpetology Keeper here at Zoo Atlanta. While everyone spent...
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Where have all the turtles gone?

It’s that time of year again! The time of year that some of the outdoor habitats for turtles and tortoises...
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Wildlife preps for winter

As the colder months slowly encroach on us in Georgia, Zoo Atlanta’s Herpetology (reptiles and amphibians) Team spends time winterizing...
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