The Chestatee Wildlife Preserve and Zoo

Chestatee Wildlife Preserve and Zoo

It’s always a good day when I get to meet a bear! On our way back from Unicoi State Park, Kevin and I stopped at the Chestatee Wildlife Preserve in Dahlonega to see their grizzly and black bears.  Continue reading

Bear Bucket List

Zoo Atlanta Pandas

Ever since I can remember, I’ve loved bears. I imagine it began with a trip to Gatlinburg when I was knee-high to a grasshopper where, on a family stroll, we came across a bear. My mom, not heeding my dad’s advice to not move and stay calm, scooped up my brother and me and ran for her life. And I was there surely reaching out over her shoulder for the cuddly animal she so bafflingly was running from. That coupled with the fact that I was somehow coercing the daycare to send my favorite teddy bears home with me resulted in a life-long obsession with bears.

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Sibling Shenanigans with Panda Bear Siblings

Atlanta

Day Two of my brother’s visit to Atlanta consisted of a trip to the zoo to see the pandas, a picture-perfect stop at Jackson Street Bridge, some fun at Swan House, and a drive by the new Braves stadium.

Here’s all about our Sibling Shenanigans Day 2:

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