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.

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.

News in the Zoo
News in the Zoo

Dragon's in the house, frogs hop into breeding season, and spring is in the air at the Avian Conservation Center.

A Word on Birds
A Word on Birds

Sometimes, less is more when it comes to helping our avian neighbors.

COVID, Communities, and the Croc Chirp: The Los Angeles Zoo’s Support of Indian Gharial Conservation
COVID, Communities, and the Croc Chirp: The Los Angeles Zoo’s Support of Indian Gharial Conservation

Habitat destruction, accidental bycatch, and flooding from agricultural activities have left the Indian gharial critically endangered, with fewer than 900 estimated to remain.

News in the Zoo
News in the Zoo

Last year, the Zoo’s resident double-wattled cassowary (Casuarius casuarius) couple produced three eggs, but none of them developed.