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National Zoo Keepers Week 2019

A Day in the Life of a Keeper

The author throwing knucklebones to the hyenas. Credit: Omara Aviles/WCS

By Joe Nappi
July 25, 2019

The daily routine of a zoo keeper is a busy one! Each species in our care has its own unique needs. Keepers have to learn to be able to read their behavior, prepare appropriate diets, train behaviors that help us care for our animals, and provide enrichment items that promote natural…

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