This article originally ran in the Summer 2017 issue of Zoo View, the award-winning quarterly publication of the Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association. With mining for cell phone components driving gorillas to the brink of extinction, the species' survival may literally… read more →
To learn more about the amazing and misunderstood birds that are cared for at the Los Angeles Zoo, and our work to conserve their species, join us on Saturday, September 1, 2018 for International Vulture Awareness Day. A passion for… read more →
This blog post by Los Angeles Zoo animal keepers was originally published internally on February 3, 2016. To learn more about California condors and how we care for them, visit the L.A. Zoo on September 1, 2018 for International Vulture… read more →
By Randall G. Wolfe, AAZPA Species Coordinator & Studbook Keeper, Knoxville Zoological Park
This article originally ran in the Spring 1988 issue of Zoo View, the quarterly publication of the Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association. Like most specimens in the United States, the Los Angeles Zoo's male Asiatic lion is not a purebred animal.… read more →
As zoos have evolved, conservation education and animal husbandry have become vital components of animal care. Continuing education and supplemental training are now a necessity for animal care providers who want to build a career in the zoo world.
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