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 30, 2018

L.A. Zoo Lights: Shining Bright, and Cooler Than Ever

Attracting more than 266,000 guests last year, L.A. Zoo Lights has become the must-see event of the holiday season. This year’s experience offers more to see and do than ever before.
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.