Drive an hour from Atlanta and you can feed a sloth or a camel — maybe both.
Love reptiles? There is an experience that lets you hug a snake, hold a monitor lizard, kiss a giant frog and more.
Maybe you’d rather hang out with animal babies. This experience will let you meet young kangaroo, baby deer, African crested porcupine or lemurs, depending on what’s available.
And if your heart’s desire is to fee and pet a sloth, there are a few options available. You can read about all the animal experiences here.
Starting next month, you can even take a yoga class with little pigs.
“She will come up, or one of her instructors will come up. We provide the animals and the space, and she provides the instructors. It’s been a fun partnership,” Jeff Powell, director of operations at the zoo, told the Times.
The zoo will provide KuneKune piglets, which are hand-raised and comfortable around people.
Although the zoo is open to all ages, most of the extra animal experiences are restricted to ages 8 and up, and all kids 12 and younger must be accompanied by an adult.
North Georgia Zoo
2912 Paradise Valley Road, Cleveland, GA 30528
Winter pricing: $23 for adults, $21 for children ages 2-11), free for infants
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