In accordance with the L.A. City Municipal Code Ordinance, all eligible patrons (currently 12+) are required to show proof of full vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test performed within 72 hours. Visitors 18+ must also show a valid photo ID. View our COVID-19 Safety Guidelines for more information.  

Animal Meet & Greet: Croak, Chirp, Hiss, Hoot!

Why do some animals croak, chirp, hiss, or hoot?

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Croak, chirp, hiss, hoot! You may know these sounds, but what do they mean? Find out with our Manager of Vertebrate Living Collections, Leslie Gordon!


Did you know that we have a team of live animal keepers on site 365 days a year? In this weekly webinar program, learn more about our Live Animal Program and meet some of our animal ambassadors! Your students will get up close and personal with a live animal during this live, virtual presentation. Recommended for Grades Pre-K - 5. Register your class for future live programs here.