She and colleagues from Cheyenne Mountain Zoo and the Smithsonian Zoo traveled to Ecuador’s Llanganates National Park in October 2022.
Work in the Field
What is it like working in the field on the conservation projects that are so important for supporting endangered species? Journey with Conservation Director Dr. Owens through Argentina for his notes from the field on the sites, species, and friends he encountered during his most recent travel for giant otter conservation.
COVID, Communities, and the Croc Chirp: The Los Angeles Zoo’s Support of Indian Gharial Conservation
Habitat destruction, accidental bycatch, and flooding from agricultural activities have left the Indian gharial critically endangered, with fewer than 900 estimated to remain. Last year, the L.A. Zoo provided emergency support to assess and protect the gharial population in India’s Gandak River, the second largest population throughout the species’ range.