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.

Night Shift
Night Shift

Butterflies may be more popular with people, but their nocturnal cousins are prime pollinators.[…]

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.

A Word on Birds
A Word on Birds

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

Springing Into Action
Springing Into Action

With temperatures warming, daylight hours lengthening, and COVID restrictions easing, more humans will be headed for hiking trails—possibly as part of the Walk for the Wild fundraising event!