Denise Verret

December 15, 2020
A finch perched on toyon

Zoo Update with Denise Verret

For much of the world, 2020 was a formidable foe, but a new year looms ahead and we can make it a better one by appreciating the simple things that bring us joy and by taking small actions to make positive change.
October 9, 2020

Zoo Update with Denise Verret

Bats are a Halloween icon—but did you know we depend on them for treats like bananas, tequila, and cashews? Join Zoo Director/CEO Denise Verret for an appreciation of our flying furry friends.
August 1, 2020

Zoo Update with Denise Verret

In July 2019, when I was first appointed chief executive officer and director of the Los Angeles Zoo, I had a clear direction for the Zoo and many ideas for positive change. But, life had its own plan.
June 29, 2020

Zoo Update with Denise Verret

During our closure, and what continues to be an unprecedented and difficult moment in all of our lives, I am heartened by the hard work and dedication our Animal Care and Health staff, who continue to perform on a daily basis.
April 1, 2020

Zoo Update with Denise Verret

In the face of this crisis, your words of encouragement and support mean so much to us.
February 1, 2020

Zoo Update with Denise Verret

Superheroes are real, you just need to look around.