Daniel TigerMeet Daniel Tiger with PBA30 at Zoo Atlanta's Endangered Species Day on May 17!

Did you know that Zoo Atlanta is home to some of the world’s rarest animals? More than 60 of our animal species, from giant pandas to eastern black rhinos, are classified as threatened, endangered or critically endangered. In order to preserve these species, Zoo Atlanta has become actively involved in numerous conservation projects around the globe. We want to share some of these exciting stories with you in hopes that you’ll help us spread the word!  

On Saturday, May 17, meet some of Zoo Atlanta's amazing animals, enjoy special keeper talks and educational activities, and learn about ways you can help support wildlife conservation from your own backyard to the corners of the world. 

  • Meet and greet with PBS favorite Daniel Tiger.
  • Test your animal knowledge with an endangered species themed Scavenger Hunt.
  • Enjoy interactive crafts and activities for kids; enrichment treats for the animals!
  • Special showings at 11 a.m. & 2 p.m. of Born to be Wild, a heartwarming film that documents orphaned orangutans and elephants and the extraordinary people who rescue and raise them.
  • Bring in your old cell phones for recycling at our EcoCell drop-off to help protect gorillas and their habitats. 
  • Learn about some of the exciting conservation projects supported by Zoo Atlanta staff and partners.

Activities will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free for Zoo Atlanta Members and children under 3; FREE with general admission. Endangered Species Day is a rain-or-shine event!