September 2019

September 1, 2019
Keeper Brian Martinez and Buddy the sea lion.

Zoo Update with Tom Jacobson

Many staff work directly with animals to help save species from extinction. But everyone at the Zoo—including members like you—contributes to that mission.
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!”
September 1, 2019
Director of Learning and Engagement Dan Keeffe

What’s in a Name?

The Zoo’s Education Division has a new name that reflects a change in our practice and priorities that have taken place over many years.
September 1, 2019
Male jaguar Kaloa arrived at the L.A. Zoo in 2005

New in the Zoo

Say “hello” to harpies, honey-eaters, and hornbills, and “happy birthday” to Kaloa.