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Georgia's top 10 stories of 2013

...allegations of mismanagement and a threat of lost accreditation. He used the law to appoint replacements. 10 PANDA TWINS: Zoo Atlanta celebrated the birth of giant panda twins in July. Following Chinese custom, they announced the names 100 days later...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-12-28/georgias-top-10-stories-2013
Across Georgia

...be reached for comment Monday.Zoo Atlanta plans funeral for gorillaATLANTA...gorilla, who died last week.Zoo Atlanta says the memorial will be held...outside his habitat.Ivan came to Zoo Atlanta on permanent loan from Seattle's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-08-27/across-georgia
Across the region

...pointing a gun skyward and firing shots into the air.Zoo Atlanta giraffe dies unexpectedlyATLANTA - An adult female giraffe died unexpectedly at Atlanta's zoo.Zoo Atlanta says 7-year-old Mona died Wednesday and the cause...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-01-02/across-region
Zoo Atlanta mourns death of 50-year-old male lowland gorilla Ivan

...who became a beloved figure at Zoo Atlanta after spending several decades...Monday for a diagnostic assessment, Zoo Atlanta said. The zoo says the geriatric...anesthesia."Ivan had lived at Zoo Atlanta since 1994. He was born in the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-08-21/zoo-atlanta-mourns-death-50-y
Thomas Bockman

...Mid-Atlantic regions. After retirement, he worked as a volunteer in many positions including 15 years as a docent at Zoo Atlanta, 20 years as a sacristan and usher at the Cathedral of Christ the King, many years as a meal deliverer and packer...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000164142235
Zoo Atlanta: Giant panda Lun Lun is pregnant

ATLANTA - Zoo Atlanta says an ultrasound exam confirms giant panda Lun Lun is pregnant with her third cub. Zoo officials said today they have had the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-10-22/zoo-atlanta-giant-panda-lun-
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Zoos, aquariums offer wild Halloween fun

...www.riverbanks.org or any Riverbanks ticket booth.ZOO ATLANTA, 800 Cherokee Ave., SE, Atlanta, (404) 624-WILD, www.zooatlanta.orgEnjoy Zoo Atlanta's four-day Halloween festival, Boo at the Zoo...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2010-10-13/zoos-aquariums-offer-
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Spend a day with the animals

...www.scaquarium.org or call (843) 577-FISH.Zoo Atlanta: Zoo Atlanta welcomes educators and their families to the biannual...including a 50 percent discount off admission to Zoo Atlanta), discounts at the zoo's retail shops and off...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2011-02-09/spend-day-animals
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Library offers free passes to Zoo Atlanta, state parks

...favorite destinations, such as Zoo Atlanta and state parks and historic sites.To obtain a free pass to Zoo Atlanta for a family of four, simply check out a Zoo Atlanta DVD at your local library. Upon...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2011-09-21/library-offers-free-p
Angry gorilla prompts Atlanta zoo evacuation

...ATLANTA - A building at Atlanta Zoo was evacuated Sunday after a gorilla charged at a glass barrier and cracked it.Zoo Atlanta spokeswoman Keisha Hines says no one was injured when the 20-year-old silver back gorilla, called Taz, damaged...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-06-15/angry-gorilla-prompts-atlant