Zoo Atlanta CEO Confident They Will Have Support To Get Through Crisis

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first_img123456 Ashley Taylor feeds Shuffles the giant tortoise. (Courtesy of Zoo Atlanta) African elephants: Msholo, Kelly and Tara. African elephants Msholo, Kelly and Tara are seen here. (Courtesy of Zoo Atlanta) Raymond King, president and CEO of Zoo Atlanta, recently joined “Closer Look” to discuss some of the swift actions Zoo Atlanta is taking to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.During, the conversation King discussed layoffs, pay cuts, animal care and the possible precautionary measures Zoo Atlanta will take when they reopen in the future.“The Atlanta community has always been there for the Zoo, in good times and bad, and I have no doubt they will do the same in this case as well,” he said, referring to the support of donors and help from the public.Guest:Raymond King, president and CEO of Zoo AtlantaTo listen to the full conversation, you click the audio player above. For Whom The Bell Rings The gates of Zoo Atlanta are temporarily closed.It’s one of the many tourist attractions within the city of Atlanta that are closed, under Gov. Brian Kemp’s shelter-in-place order.The closings are precautionary measures being taken to stop and prevent the spread of the deadly coronavirus.But despite being closed, and experiencing a huge plunge in revenue, the zoo is challenged with providing the same level of care for its animals –while protecting the health of its staff and animals. 123456 Share WABE.ORG / PBA COURTESY OF ZOO ATLANTA / PBA WABE.ORG / Zoo Atlanta Western lowland gorilla Lulu is seen at Zoo Atlanta. ‘It’s Fractured’: Georgia Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan On Healing Republican Party COURTESY OF ZOO ATLANTA / PBA ZOO ATLANTA / PBA Jodi Carrigan and Taz at Gorilla Training Panel. (Courtesy of Zoo Atlanta Ashley Taylor feeds Shuffles. WABE.ORG / PBA Raymond King, president and CEO of Zoo Atlanta, recently joined “Closer Look” to discuss some of the actions Zoo Atlanta is taking to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Courtesy of Zoo Atlanta) African elephants Msholo, Kelly and Tara are seen here. (Courtesy of Zoo Atlanta) WABE.ORG / PBA African elephants: Msholo, Kelly and Tara.center_img Ashley Taylor feeds Shuffles. Jodi Carrigan and Taz at Gorilla Training Panel. ZOO ATLANTA / PBA ZOO ATLANTA / PBA Jodi Carrigan and Taz at Gorilla Training Panel. African elephants Msholo, Kelly and Tara are seen here. (Courtesy of Zoo Atlanta) Raymond King, president and CEO of Zoo Atlanta, recently joined “Closer Look” to discuss some of the actions Zoo Atlanta is taking to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Courtesy of Zoo Atlanta) Raymond King, president and CEO of Zoo Atlanta, recently joined “Closer Look” to discuss some of the actions Zoo Atlanta is taking to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. Legal Advocate Discusses Medical Abuse At Shut Down Georgia ICE Facility WABE.ORG / PBA Western lowland gorilla Lulu is seen at Zoo Atlanta. Ashley Taylor feeds Shuffles the giant tortoise. (Courtesy of Zoo Atlanta) Jodi Carrigan and Taz at Gorilla Training Panel. (Courtesy of Zoo Atlanta Related Stories ZOO ATLANTA / PBA ZOO ATLANTA / PBA WABE.ORG / Zoo Atlanta Raymond King, president and CEO of Zoo Atlanta, recently joined “Closer Look” to discuss some of the actions Zoo Atlanta is taking to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. 12:47 | Play story Add to My ListIn My List Ashley Taylor feeds Shuffles.last_img

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