Zooscape Editorial Team

Zooscape Editorial Team

October 30, 2018

NEW IN THE ZOO: A Plethora of Poison Frogs, A Covey of Quail, an Endangered Lemur, and More

The frog life cycle is familiar to many of us—jellied eggs hatch into guppy-like tadpoles that metamorphose into adult frogs. However, there are a surprising number […]
October 1, 2018

Cocktails with the Curator

At an intimate gathering of members, chimpanzee expert and zoo curator Candace Sclimenti spoke of her friendship with Jane Goodall. “It was... amazing.”
October 1, 2018

NEW IN THE ZOO: Vipers, Vampires, Ghosts, and More!

Porcupines, gerenuk newborns, and some "wicked-cool" crabs are among our newest arrivals.
August 28, 2018

New in the Zoo

So a badger, some rattlesnakes, and two lesser Madagascar tenrec hedgehogs walk into a zoo… Find out what’s new in the Zoo!
August 2, 2018

New in the Zoo: Harpies, Horned Lizards, Foxes, and Frogs!

From curator’s notes on amphibian adventures to new foxes and avian arrivals that range from elegant waterfowl to rare raptors, find out what’s new in the Zoo.
July 6, 2018

We Are AZA

The L.A. Zoo once again passes accreditation! It’s a big deal, but what, exactly, does it mean? Learn about the rigorous process and stringent standards of our accreditation organization, the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA).