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Happy 60th birthday, Ozzie!

Father’s Day brings a major milestone for one of the most treasured members of the Zoo Atlanta population. At 60,...
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Welcome Machi the gorilla back to Atlanta!

Zoo Atlanta welcomes Machi, a 45-year-old female western lowland gorilla, back to her hometown. Machi arrived in Atlanta on March...
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A new chapter for three bachelor gorillas

Three bachelor western lowland gorillas from Zoo Atlanta will soon leave Atlanta for a new home at a new zoo....
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My journey to a dream job

Hello everyone! Courtney here for another Keeper Story. I am currently a Primate Keeper I specifically working with the western...
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My road to a career with animals

Happy Tuesday! My name is Kaya, Primate Keeper II here at Zoo Atlanta. I can primarily be found working with...
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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...
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The specialized care of bachelor gorillas

You may or may not know that Zoo Atlanta is home to one of the largest western lowland gorilla populations...
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Tool use in gorillas

Hello, everyone! I’m Courtney, a gorilla caregiver, here to tell you about some of the tool-use skills our gorillas have...
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Caring for primates in inclement weather

While we prep for inclement weather at our homes, we also do so at the Zoo. As animal care professionals,...
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Mija is turning 1!

Hello again everyone! I wanted to let you all know that we have a special birthday coming up in the...
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