Official Blog of the L.A. Zoo

Learn about exciting Zoo developments, including animal updates, events, expert perspectives, and field reports on our conservation initiatives at the Zoo and around the world.

Zoo Update with Denise Verret, Zoo Director and CEO
Zoo Update with Denise Verret, Zoo Director and CEO

This time last year, our Zoo was faced with an uncertain economic outlook as we remained closed to the public due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

News in the Zoo June 2021
News in the Zoo June 2021

Happy hatchings continue, rare turtle eggs are laid, and one of the world's most endangered amphibians returns to the LAIR.[…]

Something in the Water
Something in the Water

Climate change is familiarizing many of us with the carbon cycle, but nitrogen also makes the rounds.

Water World
Water World

Important advances in water quality science make it possible for Zoo staff to care for an even wider range of aquatic wildlife.“Water quality is the key in caring for fish and amphibians,” explains Curator of Reptiles, Amphibians, and Fish Ian Recchio.

Liquid Gold
Liquid Gold

June conservation observances highlight water, a precious resource around the planet and at the Los Angeles Zoo.

Bird-ify Your Garden, Yard, or Balcony
Bird-ify Your Garden, Yard, or Balcony

Finding feathered friends is easy—learn how to invite them to visit you.