Giant panda twins Mei Lun (top) and Mei Huan rest in their enclosure at Zoo Atlanta,during their first birthday celebrations last summer. 

Zoo Atlanta invests in insurance on its pandas

6:19 pm Mar. 14, 2015

House insurance, car insurance — now there’s panda insurance too.

Last month Zoo Atlanta took out a policy on their quartet of fuzzy bears: mom and pop pandas Lun Lun and Yang Yang and their twins,

Dolphin trainer disappears

12:44 pm Mar. 6, 2015

José Luis Barbero, the Spanish dolphin trainer accused of mistreating animals in his care, has disappeared, according to the Spanish language news site Ultima Hora Sucesos.

Barbero, 59, was chosen to become a new senior

Zoo Atlanta is among attractions closed Wednesday,

Atlanta attractions closed, events canceled Wednesday due to weather

12:09 am Feb. 25, 2015

Due to inclement weather, some Atlanta area attractions are closed and some events postponed on Wednesday.

Please check with the venue for ticketing and rescheduling information.

Closed or postponed:

Atlanta Botanical Garden (closing at noon)

Atlanta Contemporary Arts Center

Atlanta History