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LA Zoo Reopens Today With Safety Precautions. Here's The List

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The Los Angeles Zoo reopens to the public today for the first time since early December, when it closed its gates due to the statewide regional stay-at-home order.

Here are some of the measures in place:

  • Masks: you can't tour the zoo without wearing one. Same goes for kids two and older. (You can buy an animal-themed one at the gift shop.)
  • Everyone, even members, need to buy their timed-entry ticket online at www.lazoo.org/reopening. The last time of the day you can reserve is 3 p.m.
  • As you navigate the one-way paths, you can't stroll and sip. All drinking and eating has to be done at a standstill.
  • Kids aren't allowed to press their faces against the glass at the exhibits -- even touching the glass is a no-no.
  • Some high-touch exhibits remain closed, as are the in-person presentations that normally draw a crowd.
  • Keep your physical distance. The zoo says one zebra length should do it.

For more info and a full set of safety requirements, ticket info, and FAQ's, visit the zoo's reopening website.

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