Let there be light! And churros, and warm drinks, and smiling faces, and everyone at the Zoo. Yes, it is time again for L.A. Zoo Lights. ’Tis the season as we present the fourth year of this ever-growing extravaganza.
The connections we form with animals are special. They may differ from the bonds that develop with other humans, but they can affect us and enrich our lives just as deeply. The loss on November 29 of Pandora, 50-year-old matriarch of the L.A. Zoo’s chimpanzee troop, was felt powerfully by her simian and human family.
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?