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Safari Society Events

Baby Talk featuring a pair of Grevy’s zebra foals

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Mother and baby zebra

Visit the Zoo before it opens for an exclusive viewing of a pair of real charmers and chat with the person who knows these foals best. Classified by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) as endangered, the L.A. Zoo has participated in the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) Species Survival Plan (SSP) for Grevy’s zebra since the 1980s.

Equus grevyi is the largest and most threatened of the three zebra species. Grevy’s zebra is found in the semi-arid and open scrub grasslands of southern Ethiopia and northern Kenya. It is estimated that approximately 2,800 individuals still inhabit the wild. The two foals, a female and male born this past spring, are the Zoo’s first zebra births in 30 years. Come hear about the efforts underway at the L.A. Zoo—and internationally—to preserve and increase the global population of the species.

Morning at the Zoo

September 15, 2019 (Sunday)

Zookeeper holding an owl and talking to visitors

Gather your family and join us for delightful early morning event at the L.A. Zoo. Experience the Zoo before the gates open and enjoy a variety of up-close wildlife encounters with African animals.

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