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Deadly Chimp Attack Frightens LA Zoo Visitors

An investigation is underway Wednesday at the Los Angeles Zoo, after a baby chimpanzee was killed by an adult male chimp.

06/26/2012

Actress Betty White poses with Jacob the snake during the Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association's 39th annual Beastly Ball at the Los Angeles Zoo on June 20, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Happy Birthday, Meryl! Betty White Adopts Snow Leopard In Streep’s Name

Meryl Streep got an early birthday present Tuesday, wrapped in snowy white fur.

06/19/2012

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Five Great Outdoor Activities For The First Day Of Summer In Los Angeles

Summer in the city of Los Angeles means going about your day while soaking up the sun outdoors in fun activities that can also be productive. From hitting the City of Angels’ hottest flea markets to taking some time to play with your dog at a park specifically meant for that activity. Following are five of the best outdoor expeditions meant to make this new season packed with pleasant things to do.

06/16/2012

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Slash, Betty White Star In New Los Angeles Zoo Ad

Slash and Betty White have been caught on video, getting wild.

02/29/2012

“You can hear what's playing even when the windows are rolled up.”

DEFEND YOUR RIDE: David At The Los Angeles Zoo

“I was looking for a Firebird, but this one has flip-up headlights like Inspector Gadget.” – David and his Saturn SC2

11/21/2011

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Endangered Tiger Cub Found Dead At LA Zoo

One of three tiger cubs born in August has been found dead at the Los Angeles Zoo, according to officials.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/13/2011

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City Council Will Vote On Plan To Privatize Los Angeles Zoo

The city council is expected to vote Friday on a proposal to privatize the Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens in Griffith Park.

CBS Los Angeles–08/12/2011

A Lion and Lioness on display at the Los Angeles Zoo, on September 23, 2010. The zoo, located beside Los Angeles' Griffith Park, is home to 1,100 animals from around the world. (Credit: AFP PHOTO/Mark Ralston/Getty Images)

Council May Vote To Privatize Los Angeles Zoo

The city council is moving forward with a proposal to privatize the Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens in Griffith Park.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/28/2011

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LA Zoo’s 23-Year-Old Lion Dies

The Los Angeles Zoo says its male lion has died.

04/26/2011

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Famous Echo Park Goose Gets Temporary Digs At LA Zoo

Echo Park’s celebrity goose is settling into her new, temporary home at the Los Angeles Zoo while the lake is being drained as part of restoration project.

03/01/2011

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LA Zoo Welcomes Public To New Elephant Exhibit

For a month, Billy, Tina and Jewel have been neighbors, getting acquainted at the new $42 million, 3.8-acre “Elephants of Asia” habitat at the Los Angeles Zoo.

12/15/2010

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Billy The Elephant Greets 2 New Females At LA Zoo

Zookeepers say the only elephant at the Los Angeles Zoo was grunting, squeaking and chirping in the hours after two female elephants from the San Diego Zoo moved in.

11/11/2010

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San Diego Zoo Loans 2 Asian Elephants For LA Zoo Exhibit Opening

The San Diego Zoo is loaning two Asian elephants to the Los Angeles Zoo for the December opening of a $42 million pachyderm exhibit at the Griffith Park animal sanctuary.

10/29/2010

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Best Stuff For Young Kids (5-8) In Los Angeles

More than 150 cars, trucks, motorcycles and more are displayed across the four floors that encompass this 300,000 square-foot Petersen Auto Museum.

CBS Los Angeles–08/28/2010

A zoo keeper holds a baby Komodo Dragon. (credit: Paul Ellis/AFP/Getty Images)

22 Komodo Dragons Hatch At The Los Angeles Zoo

The zoo’s adult female Komodo laid the eggs in January and they hatched earlier this month. It’s a small but encouraging boost to the endangered species’ population that numbers only 2,500 in the wild.

08/26/2010

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