Sandy Masuo

Sandy Masuo

Sandy Masuo is the Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association's associate editor in the Publications Division in addition to being a pop culture journalist, educator, horticulturalist, and published novelist. Her debut novel – a murder mystery set in a zoo – is entitled Unnatural Selection: Lessons of Life and Death on the Paper Trail and was published last year under the nom de plume Rosana DuMas.

October 1, 2017

National Geographic Photo Ark at the L.A. Zoo

Photographer and committed conservationist Joel Sartore brings his work to the Zoo, and offers heartfelt words on the importance of GLAZA membership.
October 1, 2017

A Fang-tastic Journey

Behold, if you dare, some of the scariest smiles found at the L.A. Zoo.
August 31, 2017

New Sea Lion Makes a Splash

Today, Buddy is a big, boisterous boy frolicking at our Sea Life Cliffs. But it was a very different story a few months ago, when he was rescued by the Marine Mammal Care Center.
August 31, 2017

Featured Creatures: Vultures

If you call someone a “vulture,” you don’t mean it as a compliment, right? Let us show you a few reasons why maybe it should be.
August 31, 2017

When School’s Out, Take a Trek on the Wild Side

For working parents, unassigned days at school can be a real challenge. Which is why we created Safari Days.
August 2, 2017

Have You Herd? There’s a New Arrival at Elephants of Asia

Bringing Shaunzi to the Zoo was the culmination of an extensive, multifaceted effort. But it’s just the beginning of the 46-year-old female elephant’s L.A. story. Get an inside look at the planning that went into her move from the Fresno Chaffee Zoo, and the process – now underway – of getting her acclimated to a new home and herd.

More Reasons to Visit the Zoo in February!

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