Every year during the American Association of Zookeepers’ national conference, the host city has a Zoo Day. This year’s conference was in Indianapolis, so I was able to enjoy the Indianapolis Zoo from a zookeeper’s perspective. Read More “Zookeeper’s Holiday- Indianapolis Zoo”
It’s taken me a few days to decompress, but I’m back to normal and proud of ZooFit. I just have to toot my horn a little. After I got a little shut-eye and power naps. Read More “ZooFit Hits Dallas”
I love going to conferences. Well, to be a little more specific, I love going to animal conferences. I like to say I’m a zookeeper in my heart, always and forever. I haven’t been in the zookeeping field for 3 years (has it really been that long?), but it’s a special community I feel I will never separate from completely. Read More “20 Days of Eco-Wellness, Day 19: Find Your Tribe”
I am obviously a huge supporter of zoos. I’m even a huge supporter of people going to the zoo strictly for entertainment reasons. I honestly don’t care if you visit the zoo to gawk at animals and conservation is the last thought in your head. Know why? Because it doesn’t matter why you came to the zoo. Your visit helps conservation efforts. And it’s good for your health as well.