Zoo Update

November 17, 2020

Zoo Update with Tom Jacobson

Even in winter, the Zoo is full of life! Although COVID-19 restrictions continue, you can enjoy creative ways to connect with the Zoo and our animal residents.
October 9, 2020

Zoo Update with Denise Verret

Bats are a Halloween icon—but did you know we depend on them for treats like bananas, tequila, and cashews? Join Zoo Director/CEO Denise Verret for an appreciation of our flying furry friends.
September 1, 2020
Drawing of an elephant

Zoo Update with Tom Jacobson

From the amazing outpouring of generosity for our spring fundraising campaign and the Virtual Beastly Ball to day-to-day emails, tweets, and Instagram posts, I’ve been overwhelmed by the passion of Angelenos — and particularly our members — for the Los Angeles Zoo.
August 1, 2020

Zoo Update with Denise Verret

In July 2019, when I was first appointed chief executive officer and director of the Los Angeles Zoo, I had a clear direction for the Zoo and many ideas for positive change. But, life had its own plan.
July 8, 2020

Zoo Update with Tom Jacobson

While the Zoo has been closed, the thoughtful collaboration of staff, volunteers, and donors has helped us through this challenging time.
June 29, 2020

Zoo Update with Denise Verret

During our closure, and what continues to be an unprecedented and difficult moment in all of our lives, I am heartened by the hard work and dedication our Animal Care and Health staff, who continue to perform on a daily basis.