CityPASS Atlanta articles
On September 3, Lun Lun, a giant panda at Zoo Atlanta, gave birth to her second set of twins. We wanted to know what it was like to help care for the animals, so we asked a keeper for a few details. Jen Webb, who has been a Mammal Keeper in Zoo Atlanta’s Carnivore Department for over five years, gave us some personal insights.
Graceful, athletic, intelligent and full of personality, bottlenose dolphins have long fascinated humans. This spring, Georgia Aquarium launched an all-new At&T Dolphin Celebration that's not just a show—it also incorporates important educational messages. To dive a little deeper, we talked to senior trainer at Georgia Aquarium, Andy Horn.
Atlanta is an amazing city, boasting close to 500,000 residents in the city itself, and another 5 million in the metropolitan area that surrounds it. With so much going on, it can be overwhelming to even know where to start looking for things to do in Atlanta. Be sure to check out the area's top attractions, but don't miss these local's favorites.
Edgy. Alternative. Hippy. Avant-garde. Grungy. Eclectic. Indie. Funky. If that sounds like your idea of a fun place, plan to spend a day in Atlanta’s Little Five Points. (And if your tastes are firmly rooted in the conventional, consider a visit to the Botanical Gardens instead.)
One of the top aquariums in the world and the only aquarium in the U.S. where you’ll see whale sharks and manta rays, Georgia Aquarium also puts forth numerous conservation and education efforts that support its ultimate goal of conserving aquatic animals all over the world. Here are some reasons why you don’t want to miss Georgia Aquarium next time you visit Atlanta.