Denise Verret posing with the giraffes

Zoo Update with Zoo CEO and Director Denise M. Verret – February 2022

When we opened our doors back to the public in 2020, I was thrilled to see how many different faces were coming through our gates – faces that represented the diverse communities of Los Angeles.[…]

GLAZA President Tom Jacobson feeding a giraffe.

Zoo Update with GLAZA President Tom Jacobson – January 2022

In November I expressed gratitude for the generosity of our members and donors, and now I’m delighted to report that during the holiday season you gave us even more reason to be thankful.[…]

Betty White dressed in a turquoise jacket and colorful scarf feeding two tamarins sitting on a branch

Betty’s Animal Business

By Brenda Scott Royce This article was originally published in the Winter 2012 issue of Zoo View.[…]

Denise Verret posing with the giraffes

Zoo Update: December 2021

COVID-19 and the events of 2020 fundamentally changed how we engage with each other, how we live, and how we see the world around us.[…]

Pudu Baby Male Tongue

Pudu News

International Animal Star “Haechan the Pudu” Leaves the Los Angeles Zoo for a New East-Coast Adventure By Emily Marrin [Insert video] The nearly three-year-old southern pudu male gained fame in 2019 after K-Pop fans donated to name him in honor of a member of the popular group NCT-127.[…]

GLAZA President Tom Jacobson feeding a giraffe.

Zoo Update: November 2021

I am very thankful to those who love the Zoo and support its mission – from members to volunteers to donors to Zoo colleagues and friends, trustees, conservation partners and many more.[…]