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 2, 2019

Rare Bird: Remembering Anyapa

This California condor’s legacy is one of hope and a lasting impact on saving her species from extinction.
September 1, 2019

Keep Calm and Carrion

Katie Vincent has spent the past month in Hartbeespoort, South Africa working with VulPro, a rehabilitation and education center that focuses on vultures, who arrive there for a number of reasons, most due to human activities.
September 1, 2019
The Zoo's only male red uakari, Inti, endeared himself to his caretakers

Remembering Inti

“Inti was our only male uakari here at the Zoo. He had a special role in watching over his small troop of females—me included!”
June 1, 2019

Silent Forest Refugees

The Zoo's commitment to protecting animals extends to many victims of the illegal pet trade. A recent discovery at LAX underscores the plight of exotic bird species.
May 1, 2019

Cape Crusaders

The L.A. Zoo is one of the few zoos in the country that cares for the stunning Cape vulture. Our flock is getting bigger, which is great news for this endangered species.
March 5, 2019

Beyond Honey Bees: A Closer Look at Other Power Pollinators

Honey bees aren't the only creatures buzzing around our plant life.

More Reasons to Visit the Zoo in November!

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