LOTS OF SMILES AT NORTH GEORGIA WILDLIFE PARK & ZOO

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When we began offering our “Social Distancing Drive Thru
Zoo” experience at North Georgia Wildlife Park & Zoo, we
really did not know how people would respond. We have
been overwhelmed buy your response! Literally thousands
of families have driven through our zoo over the past two
weeks, and we have received so many generous
contributions to help us with the ongoing costs of operating the zoo and feeding our animals.

Perhaps the most gratifying thing for us has been the comments we have
received. Our guests have told us over and over, “Thank you for doing this!
Thank you for providing a safe experience for our children. It’s so nice to be
able to get out of the house and do something fun, while still practicing social distancing.”

 

But the best thing has been the smiles on the faces of the children! Their
excitement at seeing the animals has made the “Drive Thru Zoo” worth all the time and effort.

 

So, thank you to our zoo family, friends and community for your continual
support. We love you all and will continue to pray for you during the coming days.

 

About North Georgia Wildlife Park & Zoo / Wildlife Wonders:

North Georgia Wildlife Park & Zoo (NGWPZ) is home to over 300 animals. NGWPZ is known for its
outreach programs called Wildlife Wonders- Zoo to You which started in 1995. Wildlife Wonders was
featured on “Dirty Jobs” and provides 1000’s of educational outreach programs each year. Wildlife
Wonders opened their doors for guests to come visit during the fall of 2010 and the name was
changed to North Georgia Wildlife Park & Zoo. NGWPZ is known as a “Zoo like no other” and “My
favorite zoo”. They have earned these titles because of the unique and hands-on experiences they
offer.

Sign up for animal encounters with otters, sloths’ kangaroos, wolves, zebras and more. Enjoy a
reptile encounter and get hands–on with everything from alligators to large snakes. Take a wagon
ride to see exotic livestock, learn about the rare breed livestock breeding program and feed the
camels! Guided Wildlife Walks are provided during regular business hours and offer a chance to
learn more about and get up close with animals such as Cougars, Lemurs, Monkey, Birds of Prey and
many others. The petting farm animal area is a low-cost option that is great for kids and adults alike
and introduces visitors to over a dozen different farm animal breeds plus other animals such as giant
tortoise, deer, parrots, and baby camel. Baby animals are always available to pet and feed in the
petting zoo area but come in the spring and you may even see one being born!

NGWPZ is licensed by Georgia Department of Natural Resources and United States Department of
Agriculture. NGWPZ is a member of the Zoological Association of America. NGWPZ has received
outstanding reviews from both zoological professionals and visitors.

NGWPZ offers specialty tours and animal encounters throughout the year by reservation. Zoo
Admittance is seasonal and offered on select days. To view dates, prices, options and more visit:
www.myfavoritezoo.com. To learn more about their Zoo to You program visit:
www.wildlifewonders.org

Kids are out, come to the zoo!

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Your kids are out of school. Are you looking for an activity for them that doesn’t expose them to large groups of people? North Georgia Zoo is the answer!

North Georgia Zoo in Cleveland, GA will be open Wednesday and Thursday, 11:00am-3:00pm BY RESERVATION ONLY. This will allow us to limit the number of people in the zoo to levels in alignment with the CDC recommendations of 50 people in close proximity to one another. Tours will be limited to 20 people. Animal Experiences will be limited to 8-10 people. The zoo is an open-air facility that is spread out over a large area, so “social distancing” is the norm here. There are also hand sanitizer stations throughout the facility for your convenience. At this time there are no confirmed COVID-19 cases in our county.

You may reserve a Wildlife Walk (tour of our exotic animals), the Petting Zoo (we have 30-40 babies in the Petting Zoo right now!), or a Hands-On Animal Experience (Wolf Experience, Otter Experience, Meet the Babies, or Fennec Fox Experience). Again, you MUST HAVE RESERVATIONS TO ATTEND EITHER OF THESE TWO DAYS.

Go to www.myfavoritezoo.com to make your reservations! North Georgia Zoo is located at 2912 Paradise Valley Road, Cleveland, GA

About North Georgia Zoo & Farm/ Wildlife Wonders:

North Georgia Zoo & Farm (NGZ) is home to over 300 animals. NGZ is known for its outreach
programs called Wildlife Wonders- Zoo to You which started in 1995. Wildlife Wonders was featured
on “Dirty Jobs” and also provides 1000’s of educational outreach programs each year. Wildlife
Wonders opened their doors for guests to come visit during the fall of 2010 and the name was
changed to North Georgia Zoo & Farm. NGZ is known as a “Zoo like no other” and “My favorite zoo”.

They have earned these titles because of the unique and hands-on experiences they offer.
Sign up for animal encounters with otters, kangaroos, wolves, zebras and more. Enjoy a reptile
encounter and get hands–on with everything from alligators to large snakes. Take a wagon ride to
see exotic livestock, learn about the rare breed livestock breeding program and feed the camels!

Guided Wildlife Walks are provided during regular business hours and offer a chance to learn more
about and get up close with animals such as Cougars, Lemurs, Monkey, Birds of Prey and many
others. The petting zoo and farm animal area is a low-cost option that is great for kids and adults
alike and introduces visitors to over a dozen different farm animal breeds plus other animals such as
giant tortoise, deer, parrots, and baby camel. Baby animals are always available to pet and feed in
the petting zoo area but come in the spring and you may even see one being born!

NGZ is licensed by Georgia Department of Natural Resources and United States Department of
Agriculture. NGZ is a member of the Zoological Association of America. NGZ has received
outstanding reviews from both zoological professionals and visitors.

NGZ offers specialty tours and animal encounters throughout the year by reservation. Zoo
Admittance is seasonal and offered on select days. To view dates, prices, options and more visit:
www.myfavoritezoo.com. To learn more about their Zoo to You program visit: www.azootoyou.com.

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