By CBSLA Staff

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — The Los Angeles Zoo reopens Tuesday for the first time since a regional stay-at-home order went into effect in early December.

(credit: Jamie Pham/LA Zoo)

The zoo will reopen Tuesday with more safety protocols to slow the spread of COVID-19. Masks are required for all adults and children 2 and older, and social distancing measures remain in place.

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Guests are allowed to remove their face coverings while eating or drinking, but they may not move about while doing so and must maintain appropriate physical distancing.

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(credit: Jamie Pham/LA Zoo)

The zoo is also asking all guests, including members to make reservations online before arriving.

High-touch areas like the Children’s Zoo, the carousel, indoor and enclosed exhibits, and indoor dining remain closed. In-person talks, presentations and events have also been suspended.

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Admission is $22 for adults and $17 for children between 2 and 12.