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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.[…]

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.

WATCH! Top 5 Favorite Movies & TV Shows, Curated by Los Angeles Zoo Staff
WATCH! Top 5 Favorite Movies & TV Shows, Curated by Los Angeles Zoo Staff

#1 “Betty White: First Lady of Television” Recommended by Karen Poly, Zoo Registrar This wonderful Netflix documentary about the life of legendary animal lover and lifelong L.A.

READ! Top 5 Favorite Books, Curated by Los Angeles Zoo Staff
READ! Top 5 Favorite Books, Curated by Los Angeles Zoo Staff

We asked our staff to share their recommendations on things to enjoy at home. This week’s list is of interesting books.