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Keeper Interview: Behind the Scenes of a Koala Introduction

Last month, our resident koalas, female Maya and male Burra, took the next step toward fulfilling their biological destinies when the two were introduced to live together as partners in the koala habitat.[…]

Three people and a book.

Author Spotlight: Tommy Morrow

In his book Just Take a Walk in the Zoo, author Tommy Morrow (along with illustrator Demar Douglas) show the wonder and magic of connecting with wildlife.[…]

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. […]