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.
I am very thankful to those who love the Zoo and support its mission – from members to volunteers to donors to Zoo colleagues and friends, trustees, conservation partners and many more.[…]
By Denise M. Verret, L.A. Zoo CEO and Director As summer transitions to fall, I’m reminded of the adaptations and changes of our local native ecosystems and the importance of our care and awareness in protecting these vital habitats to ensure sustainability and a cooperative environment for flora and fauna to thrive. […]
By Ian Recchio, Curator of Amphibians, Reptiles, and Fish The L.A. Zoo’s herpetology department has bred the critically endangered Roti Island snake-necked turtle several times over the years.[…]
Last month, Zoo Director and CEO Denise Verret shared about the launch of the Zoo’s first-ever Conservation Strategic Plan (CSP), a six-part blueprint for the next five years of groundbreaking conservation actions at the Los Angeles Zoo. […]
When making the rounds at the Zoo, Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association member Arthur Bohlmann has a few must-see stops: the painted dogs (his favorites), the Indian gharials, and the Western lowland gorillas.[…]