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WILD for the Planet: Celebrate Biodiversity at the L.A. Zoo! 🦍🌍


Are you ready to get WILD for the planet? The L.A. Zoo's annual event, Wild For the Plant and is back and better than ever! From April 1st to April 30th, join the celebration of our precious planet and its rich biodiversity. This event features fun and inspiring activities, entertainment, and presentations that focus on conservation, sustainability, and community.

Photo: Courtesy of L.A. Zoo

One of the highlights of this event is the nature-inspired entertainment. You can enjoy musical and dance performances, book readings, and art demonstrations. At 11:00 am and 2:00 pm on weekends, learn about animal biology, behavior, nutrition, and genetics at animal care presentations.

The Earth Expo is a must-visit for all those who want to discover what they can do to defend natural resources and promote biodiversity. Featuring some of your favorite conservation and community organizations, you can visit the Planting for Pollinators Station and Upcycling Inspiration Lab for fun, no-waste activities. Find out what you can do to protect and support local birds, and more.

Photo: Courtesy of L.A. Zoo

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If you're a honey-lover, you can't miss the honey tasting! Hosted by the Los Angeles County Beekeepers Association, tastings include samples of five different types of all-natural honey. The tasting is from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. and costs $3 per person.

With expert guidance and gear, pretend you’re a wildlife biologist helping to save critically endangered California condors at the L.A. Zoo. This is a fun and educational activity for all ages. The station is open from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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As part of Wild for the Planet, LA Zoo is raising awareness of their environmentally responsible handheld electronics-recycling partner, ECO-CELL. When you recycle through ECO-CELL at the Zoo, proceeds go to conservation nonprofits like Gorilla Rehabilitation and Conservation Education (GRACE), which works to safeguard the critically endangered Grauer’s gorilla. Check out the easy donation tip sheet to learn what devices are accepted and how to prep them, if you feel generous and want to donate for a good cause.

L.A. Zoo's Wild for the Planet event is a must-visit for anyone who cares about the planet and its biodiversity. With a focus on community engagement, animal care, green inspiration, and conservation efforts, there's something for everyone. Don't miss out on this opportunity to celebrate and save our planet!

L.A. Zoo is located at 5333 Zoo Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90027. Tickets for adults are $22, and $17 for children.

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