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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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

The Ongoing Saga of Billy the Elephant

The years-long battle over Billy, the Los Angeles Zoo’s best-known pachyderm, didn’t end when he moved into a new $42 million enclosure. He’s part of a plan to save the very survival of a species—not wild elephants but the ones that live in zoos

Unleashed

The house calls, the competitors, the pet owners—trying to succeed in the capital of celebrity dog trainers can be trying, but armed with a technique he calls Doglish, Vladislav Roytapel knows fame will be his

As Wild-Caught Species Vanish, Are Lab-Grown Fish the Future?

Overharvesting and climate change are imperiling several species popular on dinner plates—but big-money biotech startups are floating a solution

The Catio Is a Patio for Your Cat Because You Win, Cats. You Win.

Humans clearly no longer the dominant mammal on earth

Go to the Zoo Immediately and Stare at These Impossibly Cute and Super Rare Snow Leopard Cubs

If Josephine Baker can have a pet cheetah why can’t we have a pet leopard?

An L.A. Bug’s Life

Fret no more. Insects are the good guys