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|Description:||Zoo Atlanta is one of Georgia's best-loved institutions. Founded in 1889, it is one of the 10 oldest zoos in continuous operation in the United States. In June of 1994, Good Housekeeping magazine named Zoo Atlanta one of "10 Great Zoos" in the nation. The zoo's collection consists of nearly 1,000 specimens, representing more than 250 species of animals from all over the world. The zoo is home to many threatened and endangered animals.
Zoo Atlanta is best known for its leadership in the movement to provide naturalistic habitats for zoo animals. Zoo Atlanta is also one of Georgia's most innovative and broad-reaching educational institutions. Over 260,000 school children participate in educational programs each year.
Zoo Atlanta is a wildlife park and zoological trust empowered to exhibit, interpret, study and care for wildlife in superior environments, to conserve biodiversity throughout the world, to enlighten and entertain the public and contribute to the cultural life of the community.
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|Address 1:||800 Cherokee Avenue SE|
|V I S I T I N G I N F O|
|Hours:||Open 363 days a year and closed only on Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.
Weekdays: Grounds are open 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., ticket booths close at 4:30 p.m.
Weekends: Grounds are open 9:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m., ticket booths close at 5:30 p.m.
|Admission:||Adult (12+) $17.99
Child (3-11) $12.99
Child 2 & Under FREE
Senior Citizen (55+) $13.99
Military Rate $13.99
College Student Rate $13.99
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