Zoo Atlanta
An accredited member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), Zoo Atlanta inspires value and preservation of wildlife through a unique mix of education and outdoor family fun. From well-known native wildlife to critically endangered species on the brink of extinction, the Zoo offers memorable close encounters with nearly 1,400 animals from around the world.

Scaly Slimy Spectacular: The Amphibian and Reptile Experience, featuring more than 70 species in state-of-the-art naturalistic habitats, opened in April 2015. Other highlights include America's only twin giant pandas, Mei Lun and Mei Huan; the nation's largest collection of western lowland gorillas; and the largest zoological collection of orangutans in the U.S. Up-close-and-personal experiences include giraffe feeding, permitting guests to hand-feed Earth's tallest living land mammals, and behind-the-scenes Wild Encounters with giant pandas, African elephants, Aldabra giant tortoises and lemurs. 

The Zoo is open daily with the exceptions of Thanksgiving and Christmas Day. Keeper talks, interactive wildlife shows, education programs and special events run year-round. For more information, call 404.624.WILD or visit zooatlanta.org.

Website
zooatlanta.org

Directions
From I-75/85, take exit 246 (Fulton St.) and travel east on Fulton Street. Turn right at Capital Avenue/Hank Aaron Drive. Make a left at the first light onto Georgia Avenue. Cross Cherokee Avenue to enter the Cherokee parking lot. From I-20 - from downtown, take I-20 East to Exit 59A (Boulevard). Turn right onto Boulevard and proceed south 1/2 mile. Parking is on the right. Free parking is available on both Boulevard and Cherokee Avenue.

Address
800 Cherokee Avenue SE
Atlanta, GA United States 30315
Fulton County
Zoo Atlanta - ARC Building
The ARC Building hosts special events and meetings, such as the monthly Grant Park Neighborhood Association (GPNA) meeting.



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Hours of Operation
Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. (Ticket booths close at 4:30 p.m.; grounds remain open until 5:30 p.m.) On Saturdays, Sundays, Memorial Day, July 4 and Labor Day, the Zoo is open from 9:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. (Ticket booths close at 5:30 p.m.; grounds remain open until 6:30 p.m.)

Phone
404-624-5600

Art Gone Wild presented by Wilmington Trust: Paint-Out Week in the Zoo
Weekdays 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM from Jun 1, 2015 until Jun 5, 2015 
Presenter/Location: Zoo Atlanta
Art Gone Wild presented by Wilmington Trust kicks off with Paint-Out Week in the Zoo, June 1-5...
Wild on the Rocks
Thursday, Jun 11, 2015 6 PM to 9 PM
Presenter/Location: Zoo Atlanta
You’ve got a date at the wildly popular summer evening series for adults...
Art Gone Wild presented by Wilmington Trust: Art Show and Silent Auction
Saturday, Jun 13, 2015 6 PM to 9 PM
Presenter/Location: Zoo Atlanta
View and bid on one-of-a-kind artworks inspired by the animals and scenes of Zoo Atlanta, and see the works created during Paint-Out Week at the culmination of Art Gone Wild presented by Wilmington Trust...
Asian Heritage Day at Zoo Atlanta
Saturday, Jun 20, 2015 10 AM to 4 PM
Presenter/Location: Zoo Atlanta
Explore the dynamic cultures and rich biodiversity of Asia and the Pacific with special entertainment, activities and more for the entire family...
Father's Day at the Zoo
Sunday, Jun 21, 2015 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM
Presenter/Location: Zoo Atlanta
Treat Dad to a Zoo day this Father's Day! Fathers enjoy free admission with purchase of any regularly-priced child's or adult's general admission ticket...
Contacts
Keisha N. Hines
404-624-5980  Director of Public Relations

Rachel Davis
Communications and Social Media Manager, Zoo Atlanta

Wild Encounters
Behind-the-scenes Wild Encounters allow guests to meet and feed an African elephant, Komodo dragon, giant panda, lemurs or Aldabra tortoises.
Conference Facilities
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Twiga Terrace
Visitors can get closer than ever before to Earth's tallest land mammals on the new Twiga Terrace.
Western lowland gorillas
Zoo Atlanta is home to the largest collection of western lowland gorillas in the U.S.
Giant panda Po
Zoo Atlanta is one of only four zoos in the U.S. housing giant pandas.
Born July 5, 2011, Sohni (pictured) and Sanjiv were the first Sumatran tiger cubs born at Zoo Atlanta in more than a decade.
Zoo Atlanta features one of the nation's most diverse collections of reptiles and amphibians.
Kids feed the flock in Boundless Budgies: A Parakeet Adventure.