December 2017

December 1, 2017

Zoo Update

Another year has come and gone and it’s time once again for the year-end rituals that signal a new cycle of life. Reindeer have arrived and L.A. Zoo Lights is in full swing, with an even grander display to illuminate your holidays. And, as you and your family ring out the old and ring in the new, I want to thank you for your support of this institution.
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?
December 1, 2017

Farewell, Pandora

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.
December 1, 2017

Donor Focus: Join the Urgent Effort to Save Jaguars

In the ongoing fight for survival, many species are in desperate need of help. One of them is the magnificent jaguar.
December 1, 2017

Come See New Arrivals

Among the many animals we welcomed recently is this handsome fellow, who is native to Asia.

More Reasons to Visit the Zoo in December!

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