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Zoo Atlanta Tom Brady cockroach

Losing a bet, Zoo Atlanta names a baby cockroach after Tom Brady

Zoo Atlanta lost a bet to Roger Williams Park Zoo in Rhode Island and had to name one of their baby animals after, ew, Tom Brady. Falcons fans will be thrilled to find out that baby animal was a Madagascar hissing cockroach.

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Sure it’s educational, what with all the behind-the-scenes posts from zookeepers and fun animal facts (who knew Kavi the tiger loves cheap cologne?). But let’s face it, you came for the cute.

45 wickedly awesome October events for Atlanta families

Have a ghostly good time with Headless Horsemen, spooky storytelling, kite flying, carnival games, and more
Zoo Atlanta baby gorilla

Zoo Atlanta’s new baby gorilla is the definition of “cute”

While giant panda Lun Lun's new set of twins have stolen all the spotlight in the past couple of weeks (you did see this photo of one cub proudly displaying its chubby belly, right?), a western lowland gorilla born at Zoo Atlanta yesterday afternoon is ready to steal your heart.
Lun Lun Zoo Atlatna giant panda expecting twins

Zoo Atlanta’s giant panda Lun Lun is expecting twins

Baby panda-monium could be coming soon to Zoo Atlanta. The zoo announced today that giant panda Lun Lun, mom of Mei Lun and Mei Huan, is expecting another set of twins.

Style Roundup: Animal-inspired fashion to get you zoo ready

Looks to get in the party animal spirit for events this month at Zoo Atlanta.
Zoo Atlanta Brew at the Zoo

3 Atlanta dining events to check out in May

A new farmers market opens at Ponce City Market, a Grant Park BBQ fest, and a fun event at Zoo Atlanta
Zoo Atlanta elephants

A drone’s eye view of the Zoo Atlanta elephants

Kelly and Tara start each morning with a hearty breakfast of bamboo, hay, and grain before spending the day wandering their habitat, which mimics a grassland savanna—equipped with a private wading pool.
Exotic animals

Does Georgia need to tighten the leash on exotic animals?

“You can’t have them as a pet, and you can’t keep them in your home. But like any laws or regulations, people bend them, and an exotic animal can become a pet when we’re not looking,” said Lieutenant Wayne Hubbard, head of the DNR division responsible for deciding who can own exotic animals.

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