$17K Bounty Offered in Deadly Dognapping; Stray Rescued from Zoo Apes

A shelter is offering a reward for the arrest of a dognapping monster, and a lost pup wandered into the gorilla habitat at the San Diego Zoo
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The Mountain Lion that’s Haunting The Hipsters

How did LA’s most celebrated cat end up in Silver Lake?
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‘Hank the Tank’ Is Actually Three Bears

The burly food criminals remain at large
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There’s One Way to End ‘Hank the Tank’s’ Reign of Tahoe Terror, Expert Says

The 500-pound black bear is accused of nearly 30 break-ins in seven months.

A Dog and Cat Bill of Rights Under Consideration in California

The "Dog and Cat Bill of Rights" would provide the animals with seven fundamental rights including freedom from exploitation, cruelty, neglect, and abuse

L.A.’s $650 Million Zoo Makeover Sparks Backlash From Environmentalists

Officials at the Los Angeles Zoo have hatched a plan to overhaul the modest menagerie to make it more competitive with flashier tourist attractions like Universal Studios, Disneyland and...
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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