Denise Verret posing with the giraffes

Zoo Update with Denise Verret, Zoo Director and CEO – August 2021

While we have a storied success in conservation, the challenges we face are growing and it is important now more than ever that we take actions that save the world around us—together.[…]

Hummingbird in Nest

A Word on Birds

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

<strong>Gharial</strong> Photo by Subrat K. Behera

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.