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L.A. Zoo Is Launching an Ambitious Plan to Conserve Wildlife—and at a Crucial Moment

Biologist Jake Owens gives us a sneak peek at the zoo's new conservation strategic plan, which tackles environmental justice, the illegal animal trade, and more
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The L.A. Zoo Reopens After a Second Pandemic Break

Time to social distance with a giraffe
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California Condor Hatchling Peeks Out at the L.A. Zoo

The rare bird hatched on Thursday night

Without Visitors Around, the Animals at the L.A. Zoo Are Living It Up

The L.A. Zoo has been off-limits to humans since March, but the 1,100 animals who call it home are wild about pandemic life
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A Local Animal Rights Activist Is Being Accused of Staging Videos of Dog Torture

Marc Ching became a Hollywood darling for saving dogs from the Asian meat trade, but a probe casts a harsh light on his nonprofit
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National Parks Are Suddenly Flooded with Wildlife. What Happens When Humans Return?

Bears, deer, and other animals are out in numbers not seen in generations
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L.A. Zoo’s New Baby Gorilla Has a Name Fit for an Angeleno

The zoo's new resident honors a donor's late daughter