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.

News in the Zoo, August 2021
News in the Zoo, August 2021

Egg-citing avian news, hope for extinct turtles, and providing a safe haven for rescued native frogs.[…]

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

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.[…]

National Zookeeper Week 2021
National Zookeeper Week 2021

As the need to protect our wildlife and vanishing habitats increases, the role of animal keepers in zoo education and outreach has become essential.[…]

Zoo Update with Tom Jacobson, GLAZA President
Zoo Update with Tom Jacobson, GLAZA President

In May, I promised you an update on our new fundraising event Walk for the Wild, and since then we’ve also hosted our second virtual Beastly Ball.[…]

News in the Zoo, July 2021
News in the Zoo, July 2021

A condor nest check adventure, the pattering of tiny hooves, and serpent births.[…]

Night Shift
Night Shift

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