A male Okapi bends his neck and laps water amid grasses and rocks.

Zoo Update from Zoo CEO and Director Denise M. Verret – June 2023

From welcoming babies to heading out into the city for community events, CEO and Director Denise M.[…]

A large black bird with a double-decker, yellow beak stares into the distance.

Zoo Update from GLAZA President Tom Jacobson – May 2023

What does the L.A. Zoo have in common with a peaceful French countryside? Pigs! But not the kind you’re thinking of.[…]

A female Aldabra tortoise stretches her neck past the ridge of her giant shell

Zoo Update from Zoo Director and CEO Denise M. Verret – April 2023

The Zoo and its staff and volunteers are hard at work celebrating and conserving our marvelous planet during Earth Month.[…]

An orange infant monkey with large ears surveys his surroundings.

Zoo Update from GLAZA President Tom Jacobson – March 2023

What a wet and wild winter! Spring is our busiest season at the Zoo, and we hope to see our members enjoying their benefits during beautiful, warm weather—fingers crossed![…]

A single flamingo curls its long neck

Zoo Update from Director and CEO Denise M. Verret – February 2023

To help foster a safe space for all Angelenos, including African American youth, the Los Angeles Zoo has expanded its programming and partnerships to create more meaningful and active connections to nature and wildlife.[…]

A giant otter with its mouth open.

Zoo Update from GLAZA President Tom Jacobson – January 2023

GLAZA President Tom Jacobson is celebrating 2022 and looking forward to some special projects in 2023 that will move the Zoo closer to its goals.[…]