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It’s all in the temperature

This time of year, the members of the Hoofstock Team can tell you what the temperature is at any moment,...
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Helping birds stay warm

Can you feel it? If you have lived in Georgia or even in the southeastern United States, you know exactly...
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Making the best of a cold snap

It’s been a quiet week in the Zambezi Elephant Center. Our entire team has been laying low and weathering the...
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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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Winterizing for birds

It’s hard to believe that October is almost over! Fall is here, and not only are the leaves starting to...
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How do elephants stay warm in winter?

As the weather cools and the leaves begin to fall, the elephant care team is often asked how the elephants...
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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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Cold-weather skills of feathered friends

As many of you already know, it has been especially cold here in Georgia, with temperatures dropping below freezing more...
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Endotherms vs. ectotherms and their care

Over the past two months, I have transitioned from working in the Herpetology Department to working with the feathered relatives...
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Wintertime with Loki and Thor

Howdy! My name is Kelly, and I am the newest keeper on the Carnivore Team in the Mammal Department! I...
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