conservation

January 1, 2021
Mountain yellow-legged frog

Frog Blog: A Year of Leaps and Bounds

The past year has been a roller coaster ride for everyone—wildlife included. In addition to the challenges of the pandemic, wildfires added unexpected twists to what was generally an exceptional year for the mountain yellow-legged frog (MYLF) conservation program.
January 1, 2021

Conservation Update with Dr. Jake Owens, Director of Conservation

The release of California condors into the wild makes our hearts soar—thanks to our Zoo community!
January 1, 2021
Rowley's palm pitviper

News in the Zoo

Spectacle-ar owls, avian activities, new arrivals, and greetings from the LAIR!
December 15, 2020
Three pudu standing near tree

New in the Zoo

Animal news for November includes the birth of a pudú fawn, the arrival of pygmy falcons, a frog rescue mission, and a visit from a great blue guest.
November 17, 2020

New in the Zoo

Winter babies include wonder twins, a giraffe calf, and a François langur—plus meet the deer-pig!
October 9, 2020

Celebrate Spookyheroes!

These invertebrates are often regarded as creepy crawlers but once you learn how their super-natural powers work, you'll recognize them as "Spookyheroes."