Zoo Atlanta has announced a significant conservation milestone with the birth of the first southern white rhinoceros calf at the facility, born on Christmas Eve, Dec. 24. This event marks a critical step in the efforts to preserve a species currently classified as “near threatened.”
Chinese President Xi Jinping signaled that China will send new pandas to the United States, calling them "envoys of friendship between the Chinese and American peoples.
The National Zoo's three giant pandas are set to return to China in December with no public signs the 50-year-old exchange agreement struck by President Richard Nixon will continue. The departure of the bears from the nation's capital would mean the only giant pandas left in America are at the Atlanta Zoo — and that agreement expires next year.
The male African plains zebra comes to Atlanta from the Association of Zoos and Aquariums.
Zoo Atlanta has begun construction on a new $22 million veterinary complex, the Rollins Animal Health Center.
A giant panda at Zoo Atlanta has predicted the winner of the 2022 College Football Playoff Semifinal at the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl.
Zoo Atlanta has updated its weapons policy to allow guests to carry guns onto its grounds. The zoo originally changed the policy in September, banning people from bringing guns.
Ozzie was experiencing symptoms such as decreased appetite, facial swelling and weakness in the past week. He was found deceased on Tuesday at the Atlanta zoo, where he lived since 1988.
Ozzie, the world’s oldest male gorilla, has died at the age of 61, Zoo Atlanta announced on Tuesday. The 350-pound western lowland gorilla was the oldest at Zoo Atlanta and the third-oldest in the world.
Zoo Atlanta shared the news on Friday that several of its lowland gorillas have come down with COVID-19.
Zoo Atlanta will reopen Saturday with new safety protocols and procedures. Officials hope the changes will help prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Zoo Atlanta has been closed since March 14 due to coronavirus, but the pandas are on full display on their Panda Cam . “We know the pandas bring you joy...
All f our giant pandas located at Zoo Atlanta celebrate birthdays in August and September. Adult female Lun Lun turned 22 on Aug. 25, adult male Yang...
Chantek, an orangutan who communicated with researchers using sign-language, has died at Zoo Atlanta. He was 39, making him one of the oldest male...
The new giant panda cubs at the Atlanta zoo now have names. Zoo Atlanta announced that the twin cubs' names are Ya Lun (yah-loon) and Xi Lun (shee-loon)...