Animals in Motion: Biomechanics Day at Zoo Atlanta

Presented by Zoo Atlanta, Georgia Institute of Technology

Ever wonder how orangutans swing, or how an elephant trunk works? Join us at Zoo Atlanta to celebrate the diversity of animals on Earth and the incredible ways they move. With help from biomechanics experts at Georgia Tech, guests can participate in live demonstrations and presentations sure to generate excitement about biomechanics and applications in Bio-inspired Design. No matter your age, you'll walk away engaged and inspired to learn more about yourself and the natural world.

Getting There

Parking Info

Parking is conveniently located in the lot on Cherokee Avenue and in the new Grant Park Gateway parking facility on Boulevard. Both lots are paid lots. In addition, there is free street parking available nearby. Get tips for a convenient parking experience here.

Alternative Transportation

Read more about alternative transit here.

Date and Time

Saturday, March 9th, 2024
11:00 am – 12:00 pm


Indoor & Outdoor Event

Zoo Atlanta
800 Cherokee Ave SE
Atlanta, GA 30315


Families, High School, Middle School, Elem. School, Preschool


Included with admission price


Engineering, Life Sciences, Technology, The Great Outdoors