Atlanta Zoo in United States


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Atlanta Zoo
Typezoo
Founded1889
Address 800 Cherokee Avenue SE
Zip-code 30315-1440
Place Atlanta, Georgia
Country United States
Website http://www.zooatlanta.org
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Description

Atlanta Zoo, located at 800 Cherokee Avenue SE, in Atlanta, Georgia, United States , was founded in 1889.

Living elephants

At the Atlanta Zoo lives 3 elephants with records in this database: (detail list)
  1. Kelly born 1983
  2. Msholo born 1989
  3. Tara born 1982

Comments / picturesZoo Atlanta is an Association of Zoos and Aquariums-accredited wildlife park and major attraction in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. The 40 acre (16 hectare) zoo, founded in 1889, is located in Atlanta's Grant Park and attracts around one million visitors a year. The Zoo features almost 1,000 animals representing 250 Species from around the world.

Zoo Atlanta is a participant in the AZA's Species Survival Program with efforts for the red panda, and the Sumatran tiger — one of the most endangered animals in the world. Other significant animal exhibits include Sumatran orangutans, black rhinos, African elephants and a Komodo dragon. A petting zoo allows visitors to interact with several Species of goats and sheep.

Theres a lot of older photographs at Atlanta History Center

References for records about Atlanta Zoo

Recommended Citation

Koehl, Dan (2021). Atlanta Zoo, Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=63. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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Atlanta Zoo on elephant-news.com

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