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, 2018

FRESH HAUNTS AT AN OLD FAVORITE: New Thrills at this year’s Boo at the L.A. Zoo

Exciting reptile- and bird-related additions to our month-long Halloween celebration will have you slithering and screeching with delight.
August 28, 2018

This Weekend, Get Into Vulture Culture

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 2, 2018

Campo Gorilla Reserve Welcomes Spunky New Resident

She’s a spunky little beauty with quite a personality. Meet the newest resident at the L.A. Zoo’s Campo Gorilla Reserve—24-year-old western lowland gorilla N’djia.
January 1, 2018

View Winged Wonders Saved From Illegal Trade

Just one glimpse of the tiny gold-fronted leaf bird – a flash of green, yellow, and blue – is all it takes to understand the appeal of keeping such a beauty as a pet. But these other songbirds are being taken from the wild at unsustainable levels.
January 1, 2018

Explore Your Zoo: #SavingSpecies

Starting this month, we’re launching a regular feature with fascinating facts and insider hacks to help you make the most of your Zoo experience and membership.
December 1, 2017

The Reindeer Have Landed

The frenzy that accompanies the seasonal arrival of reindeer at the L.A. Zoo is a tradition that goes back years. But did you know that the relationship between humans and these iconic caribou goes back many millennia?

More Reasons to Visit the Zoo in October!

Click the event for more information.