Everyone’s always buzzing about the Zoo. Here are some of the latest headlines:
Simi Valley Acorn – March 20, 2015
Among the students filling the sidewalk was Royal High School sophomore Jenna Barry, along with about 10 of her classmates. While they lined up with the rest of the students for their guided tours, Jenna nervously waited to embark on her own excursion—one unlike any other zoo guest experiences… >>Read more.
Los Angeles Daily News – July 28, 2014
Los Angeles City Council approved an agreement on Tuesday to turn over marketing and promotion of the Los Angeles Zoo to its private support foundation, GLAZA. >>Read more.
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.