Los Angeles Zoo

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LA Zoo Officials Euthanize ‘Cookie’ The Lioness

Los Angeles Zoo officials confirm that a 23-year-old lioness was euthanized Friday after her health quickly deteriorated over the last month.


Visitors arrive at the main entrance to the Los Angeles Zoo in Los Angeles. (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Fundraising Group Withdraws Bid To Manage LA Zoo

The Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association dropped its bid Thursday to manage the Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens, which may lead to layoffs and higher admission fees.


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After Baby Chimpanzee’s Killing At L.A. Zoo, Adult Males Will Be Kept Away From Newborns

Adult male chimpanzees will now be kept away from newborns at the Los Angeles Zoo, a new policy adopted in the wake of the killing of a baby in June.



LA Zoo Ticket Prices To Go Up Again, 5th Increase In As Many Years

Ticket prices are going up again at the Los Angeles Zoo, the fifth ticket increase in as many years.


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County Official Calls On Mayor To Probe Fatal Chimp Mauling At LA Zoo

The Los Angeles Zoo has already launched an investigation into the fatal mauling of a baby chimpanzee by an adult male chimp Tuesday but an L.A. County official wants Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa to get involved.


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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.


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.


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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.


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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.


“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


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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.


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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.





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