Latest Los Angeles Zoo Stories

2014-08-05 08:30:01

New Rainforest of the Americas Exhibit, Featuring Unique and Endangered Animals, is Powered by a Next Generation Experience Platform and Mobile App Leveraging iBeacon Technology LOS

2011-01-20 00:00:53

The Israel Guide Dog Center for the Blind has helped nearly 400 visually impaired Israelis since 1991 by training dogs to respond to commands, familiarizing them with local Israeli streets, as well as safety protocols. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 18, 2011 The Israel Guide Dog Center for the Blind has commended the Winnick Family Foundation for its contributions in support of the Center’s guide dog program.

2010-12-14 00:01:27

A humane education program worked with ninety teens who were interested in becoming veterinarians or veterinary-medicine technicians.

2010-11-19 00:00:43

The program, made possible by a grant from Winnick Family Foundation, lays the groundwork for teaching children in Jerusalem about environmentally-friendly materials, principles of sustainability, and how to preserve the earth through knowledge of science and technology.

2009-11-03 07:30:00

STAMFORD, Conn., Nov. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Centerplate, the hospitality partner to North America's premier convention centers and sports venues, announced today it has signed multi-year contract renewals with the Olympic Regional Development Authority (ORDA) and the Los Angeles Zoo.

2009-06-13 07:35:00

The city of Los Angeles recently dished out $7.4 million for the construction a China-themed, feng shui-approved monkey cage for the city’s zoo.

2009-03-18 13:20:00

- Published author and illustrator, the Foundation's new chairwoman is also a member of the Board of Commissioners at the Los Angeles Zoo. - Grants and gifts from the family and foundation focus on education, literacy, health care, art, culture, animal welfare, the environment and the needs of the worldwide Jewish community.

2008-07-28 03:00:24

By Sue Doyle LOS ANGELES - Thousands of people were evacuated from the Los Angeles Zoo on Sunday when a fast-moving brush fire ignited in Griffith Park, scorching 25 acres before it was contained, authorities said.

2007-05-16 09:04:58

Ruby, the Los Angeles Zoo's oldest elephant, left for an animal sanctuary Tuesday to live out her retirement following years of lobbying by animal-rights activists.

Word of the Day
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.