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.

Zoo Update with Denise Verret, Zoo Director and CEO
Zoo Update with Denise Verret, Zoo Director and CEO

This time last year, our Zoo was faced with an uncertain economic outlook as we remained closed to the public due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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

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

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.

Zoo Conference Brings Black Voices to the Forefront of the Conservation Conversation
Zoo Conference Brings Black Voices to the Forefront of the Conservation Conversation

In this time of turmoil, change is possible if we are brave enough to ask difficult questions—and respond with meaningful, sustained action.

Statement from the Los Angeles Zoo on Social and Racial Justice, Inclusion, and Equity
Statement from the Los Angeles Zoo on Social and Racial Justice, Inclusion, and Equity

The Los Angeles Zoo is committed to being a dedicated resource for our City, so when we see and feel Angelenos angry, confused, and in pain, we know we owe it to our community to speak up.