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Animal Corner – Ostriches

Ostriches are among the most recognizable birds in the world! Their large size, long necks, and peculiar bodily features are definitely responsible for that. Their significant height keeps them from being able to fly. In fact, they are the largest bird species currently living. These birds are so large, they even lay the largest eggs. […]

Named One of the Best Safaris in the US

We are so happy to be featured in The Newswheel’s list of the Best Safaris in the US! Thanks so much for the write-up, and if the rest of you have not yet seen why we are one of the best in the country, then what are you waiting for?

Animal Corner – Llamas

Take a look at our llamas, Mama Llama and Tootsie Roll! These gorgeous creatures have naturally long fur, so in the video above they are sheared for the summer. They are sheared about twice a year so they can stay cool during the hot Georgia summer months. Besides their fur, llamas are also famous for […]

Animal Corner – The Black Bear

Did you know that a black bear do not necessarily have to have black fur, despite its name? That’s right, black bears can also be brown, blue, gray, and even cinnamon! These bears are the most common in North America.  As a matter of fact, they can be found in nearly any forested area. You […]

Animal Corner – Monkey Training

Did you know that the capuchin monkey is among the most intelligent primate species? Because of this, we know how important it is to make sure every monkey at the park receives plenty of physical and mental exercise. In the Wild Animal Weekend video above, you can see us providing enrichment to our capuchin, Winston. […]

Animal Corner – Eli the Emu

Meet Eli, the park’s beloved emu . He has been with the park for about eight years now. This bird is the number two largest bird in the world, second only to the ostrich. The species reaches about six feet in height, and hails from Australia. While the emu is a flightless bird, what it […]

Animal Corner – Tumbleweed the Baby Giraffe

Meet our new baby giraffe, Tumbleweed! As you can tell, he is already pretty tall. When fully grown, he will be between 18-20 feet tall. Eventually, he will eat vegetation. For now, he’s loving his bottle! Come see Tumbleweed now in the walkabout section. You’ll be able to pet him and get some incredible giraffe […]

Animal Corner — Lions

After tigers, lions are the second largest cat species in the entire world. They usually live in eastern and southern Africa. They can run up to 50 miles per hour. When they roar, people from as much as five miles away can hear the sound! When they’re not busy running 50 miles per hours, lions […]