birds

October 2, 2019

Rare Bird: Remembering Anyapa

This California condor’s legacy is one of hope and a lasting impact on saving her species from extinction.
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.
June 1, 2019

Silent Forest Refugees

The Zoo's commitment to protecting animals extends to many victims of the illegal pet trade. A recent discovery at LAX underscores the plight of exotic bird species.
May 1, 2019

Cape Crusaders

The L.A. Zoo is one of the few zoos in the country that cares for the stunning Cape vulture. Our flock is getting bigger, which is great news for this endangered species.
December 6, 2018

YEAR OF THE BIRD… FOREVER! Celebrate birds every day with the L.A. Zoo.

The yearlong international celebration of avian wildlife may be coming to a close, but you can help keep the party going into the new year and beyond.
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.

More Reasons to Visit the Zoo in November!

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