Zoo Atlanta opens all-new African Savanna

All life is connected in one of Earth’s most legendary wild places. Atlanta GA, 2019-Aug-12 — /Travel PR News/ — In the highly anticipated first phase of an unprecedented transformation at Zoo Atlanta, the all-new African Savanna opened on August 8, 2019. While animals continue to acclimate to their new habitats, visitors now have an opportunity… Read the full press release

Zoo Atlanta creates Diversity and Inclusion Committee

Atlanta GA, 2019-Jul-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Zoo Atlanta announces the formation of a new Board of Directors committee that will be focused specifically on one of its core values. The new Diversity and Inclusion Committee will take Zoo Atlanta’s existing commitment to equal opportunities to a new level by identifying exciting new ways to… Read the full press release

Zoo Atlanta announces new partnership with Conservation South Luangwa to protect African elephants

Partnership with Zambia-based Conservation South Luangwa aligns with a new Conservation Strategic Action Plan. Atlanta GA, 2018-Jul-27 — /Travel PR News/ — In a substantial new commitment to wildlife conservation, Zoo Atlanta announces a new partnership with Conservation South Luangwa to protect African elephants and other species impacted by wildlife trafficking and human-wildlife conflict. The partnership… Read the full press release

The Beastly Feast: “Under the Canopy,” a celebration of Zoo Atlanta’s Ford African Rain Forest, May 5, 2018

Atlanta GA, 2018-Apr-27 — /Travel PR News/ — One of the Southeast’s most anticipated black-tie galas celebrates one of North America’s largest populations of western lowland gorillas at The Beastly Feast to benefit Zoo Atlanta on Saturday, May 5, 2018. Ford Motor Company Fund, the philanthropic arm of Ford Motor Company, returns as the event’s Presenting… Read the full press release

Zoo Atlanta and the Atlanta Humane Society to host pet adoption event on Saturday, April 28, 2018

Meet your new best friend just outside the Zoo on April 28. Atlanta, GA, 2018-Apr-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Atlanta’s oldest cultural destination and Atlanta’s oldest private charitable organization team up where their missions meet – a commitment to animals – at ZooPaws hosted by Zoo Atlanta and the Atlanta Humane Society on Saturday, April… Read the full press release

Zoo Atlanta to provide a week of Safari Camp for underprivileged children this summer

Atlanta GA, 2018-Apr-11 — /Travel PR News/ — For the third year in a row, Zoo Atlanta will broaden community access to its signature summer day camp opportunity with the Safari Camp Scholarship Program presented by Atlanta Fulton County Recreation Authority. Through the program, 60 children ages 5 to 11 from Title I Schools in the… Read the full press release

Zoo Atlanta invites fans to vote for the giant panda twins’ names

Voting begins today on seven sets of names, one of which will be revealed on December 12 ATLANTA, 2016-Nov-22 — /Travel PR News/ — The 11-week-old giant panda twins born to Lun Lun on September 3 will soon reach one of their most important milestones yet – getting their names. The twins will be named on… Read the full press release

Atlanta Zoo announces departure date for giant panda twins born in the U.S. Mei Lun and Mei Huan

ATLANTA, 2016-Oct-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Mei Lun and Mei Huan, the first surviving pair of giant panda twins ever born in the U.S., will depart Atlanta on November 3, 2016, for the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding in China. In one of the most important milestones in the life of an American-born… Read the full press release

Zoo Atlanta announces new effort to #changetheworld by contributing 25 cents of every general admission ticket to conservation programs for wildlife

Zoo Atlanta will increase its existing commitment to conservation by nearly $100,000 a year, 25 cents at a time ATLANTA, 2016-May-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Zoo Atlanta announces Quarters for Conservation, a new effort to #changetheworld by contributing 25 cents of every general admission ticket to field conservation programs for wildlife, empowering guests to… Read the full press release

Zoo Atlanta’s most important fundraiser of the year The 2016 Beastly Feast presented by Ford Motor Company Fund on Saturday, May 7, 2016

Elegance, exotic beauty and the power of community support combine at Zoo Atlanta’s most spectacular evening of the year on May 7 ATLANTA, 2016-Apr-18 — /Travel PR News/ — One of Atlanta’s most anticipated black-tie galas returns on Saturday, May 7, 2016, at The Beastly Feast to benefit Zoo Atlanta. Ford Motor Company Fund, the philanthropic… Read the full press release

Zoo Atlanta: More than 100 teens to serve as Zoo Atlanta Volunteens this year after week of hands-on training earlier this month

More than 100 teen volunteers are lending helping hands this year ATLANTA, 2014-6-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Looking for enthusiasm in action at Zoo Atlanta? Look for the red shirts. A record number of young people will serve as Zoo Atlanta Volunteens this year, with more than 100 teens on Zoo grounds after a week of… Read the full press release

Zoo Atlanta reports 2013 was one of Zoo Atlanta’s best-attended years ever

One of the wettest years on record didn’t dampen attendance or a notable number of births Atlanta, GA, US, 2014-1-14 — /travelprnews.com/ — Despite one of the wettest years ever recorded in Atlanta, 2013 was one of Zoo Atlanta’s best-attended years ever, suggesting a trend of continued growth and increased public interest. The year’s attendance of over… Read the full press release

Zoo Atlanta announced four African lion cubs born on November 19, 2013

Experienced mom Kiki adds a litter of tiny felines to a bumper crop of Zoo babies Atlanta, GA, United States, 2013-11-21 — /travelprnews.com/ — Kiki, a 9-year-old African lioness, gave birth to four cubs on November 19, 2013. The cubs are the second litter for Kiki and 9-year-old male Kamau. The Animal Management and Veterinary Teams confirmed Kiki’s… Read the full press release

Twin giant panda cubs at Zoo Atlanta officially named Mei Lun (may loon) and Mei Huan (may hwaan)

Atlanta, GA, 2013-10-25 — /travelprnews.com/ — Giant panda cub duo has been named Mei Lun and Mei Huan via national vote ATLANTA – October 23, 2013 – One hundred days of “Cub A” and “Cub B” are over, and the twin giant panda cubs at Zoo Atlanta have officially been named Mei Lun (may loon) and Mei Huan (may… Read the full press release

15-year-old western lowland gorilla Sukari gave birth to a female infant on August 30, 2013 at Zoo Atlanta

Sukari delivers another grandchild for the famed Willie B. ATLANTA, 2013-09-05 — /travelprnews.com/ — Sukari, a 15-year-old western lowland gorilla, gave birth to a female infant on August 30, 2013. A grandchild of the legendary late Willie B., the newborn is the 20th gorilla born in The Ford African Rain Forest since 1988, and is the… Read the full press release