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Zoo Atlanta Files Permits To Begin Savanna Expansion

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Zoo Atlanta Grand View

Elephants and rhinos and warthogs, oh my!

The City of Atlanta has filed permits (with itself) to begin major renovations at Zoo Atlanta, including the much-anticipated expansion of the African Savanna exhibit, which will house the elephants and rhinos.

Two separate permits were filed: one for land development for the savanna expansion and the development of the elephant barn and a demolition permit to raze the old parakeet complex, rhino, warthog and ostrich holding pens.

Called the Grand New View, the $41M project will transform the old Cyclorama building into an events facility that overlooks an expanded African Savanna exhibit.