Everyone’s always buzzing about the Zoo. Here are some of the latest headlines:
Los Angeles Daily News – July 25, 2014
The Los Angeles Zoo trades seven rare Komodo dragon hatchlings for a group of 42 Australian species, which will be bred in the interest of conservation.>>Read more.
KPCC’s “Off Ramp”- January 29, 2014
To promote the Zoo’s Valentine’s event, “Sex and the City Zoo,” former L.A. Zoo Curator Mike Dee spoke with KPCC about animal mating, dating and cohabitating. >> Read more.
Los Angeles Times - December 17, 2013
A crew from the L.A. Zoo helps round up flamingos that fled when the rest of their flock was transported from the Betfair Hollywood Park to Charles Paddock Zoo in Atascadero. >> Read more.
Los Angeles Times - October 2013
The Los Angeles Zoo is trying to raise the population of female Komodo dragons, a giant and endangered lizard, by using a DNA test originally devised for identifying the gender of bird egg. >> Watch video.
Red Tricycle - February 28, 2013
The popular parenting site Red Tricycle picks six local carousels for L.A. kids, calling the Zoo’s Tom Mankiewicz Conservation Carousel “so much more than just ponies!” >> Read more.