Zoo Atlanta salutes the service of veterans and members of the U.S. Armed Forces with Veterans Day presented by Kaiser Permanente on Wednesday, November 11, 2020. All veteran, active-duty, reserve, and retired members of the Armed Forces will enjoy free admission (verification required) and $4 off general admission for up to six accompanying guests. Present a valid military ID or DD-214 form in person at Zoo Atlanta Admissions to redeem the discount. Guests using this offer for free or discounted admission do not require advance timed tickets and do not need to make reservations online; visit Zoo Atlanta Admissions in person.
Stop by to visit an American icon, Sequoyah the bald eagle. Bald eagles like Sequoyah are typically brought to rehabilitation centers for injuries caused by power lines, cars, and hunting. The species is federally protected, and all releasable bald eagles are required by law to be returned to the wild. Sequoyah, who came to Zoo Atlanta from a rehabilitation center in 2015, is not a candidate for re-release because of a permanent wing injury.
Found only in North America and named the national bird of the U.S. in 1782, the bald eagle is a conservation success story. Driven nearly to extinction in the 20th century, the species was removed from the Endangered Species List in 2007 but remains protected by the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act, the Migratory Bird Treaty, and state laws.
Zoo Atlanta offers free admission year-round to honor those who serve or have served in the U.S. Armed Forces. The Veterans Day offer, which includes discounted admission for accompanying guests, is valid only on Wednesday, November 11, 2020, and may not be combined with any other offer or promotion.
Visit Zoo Atlanta to plan your day.
Zoo Atlanta is open daily with new protocols and procedures in place to promote wellness and prevent the spread of COVID-19. These include timed ticketing (tickets must be purchased online in advance); a largely one-way experience through the Zoo; hand-sanitizing stations throughout grounds; and signage and other aids to encourage social distancing. Masks are currently required for general admission for all guests over the age of 10. Certain optional paid experiences, including giraffe feeding, the Endangered Species Carousel, Zoo train, and Treetop Trail, require masks for all guests ages 2 and up. Learn more or plan a visit on Zoo Atlanta.
For guest guidelines, visit the Zoo’s Know Before You Visit page.
Timed tickets may be purchased at Zoo Atlanta and are first-come, first-served, as daily capacity will be limited.
Zoo Atlanta hours are Weekday hours is 9 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. The last entry is 3:30 p.m. The weekend hours is 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. The last entry is 4:30 p.m
Zoo Atlanta is located at 800 Cherokee Avenue SE, Atlanta GA 30315. (WILD). Zoo Atlanta is on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, and YouTube. You can follow along with the fun by using Hashtag: #OnlyZooAtl.
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