James Moore

Go Behind the Scenes with Custodian Supervisor James Moore

Custodian Supervisor James Moore reflects on the years he's spent making the Zoo enjoyable for guests - and on what's in it for him.[…]

Rachel Helfing is a Zoo staffer and member of the communications team for the Association of Minority Zoo & Aquarium Professionals, of which the L.A. Zoo is a proud supporter.

Partner Profile: AMZAP

Rachel Helfing shares about the organization, its mission, and the Zoo’s proud partnership, as well as her own career journey.[…]

<strong>Dr. Davis-Powell at work with her team.</strong> Photo by Jamie Pham

Behind the Scenes with Associate Veterinarian Dr. Jordan Davis-Powell

Explore what has powered Dr. Davis-Powell’s zoo journey, from TV to Tuskegee to tigers.[…]

Bear eating a pumpkin

Zoo Update with GLAZA President Tom Jacobson – September 2021

Last month, Zoo Director and CEO Denise Verret shared about the launch of the Zoo’s first-ever Conservation Strategic Plan (CSP), a six-part blueprint for the next five years of groundbreaking conservation actions at the Los Angeles Zoo. […]

<strong>Keeper Nicki Piepers feeding a bottle to a baby gerenuk.</strong> Photo by Susan Pearson

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.[…]

<strong>With rising temperatures, Trucker the desert tortoise (<em>Gopherus agassizii</em>) will be out and about.</strong> <em>Photo by Michael Elliott</em>

Springing Into Action

With temperatures warming, daylight hours lengthening, and COVID restrictions easing, more humans will be headed for hiking trails—possibly as part of the Walk for the Wild fundraising event!