Archive for the 'Zookeeping' Category

Zookeepers do it for love

by: Patricia Karvelas The work is hard and pay low. But hopefuls still queue to work as zookeepers, reports Patricia Karvelas. YOU NEED a love of animals to be a zookeeper. There’s also a lot of hard work involved. Zookeepers feed, water, brush, bathe and exercise animals. They also clean and fix their cages and […]


by: Aoife Rogers Zoo keeping was one of the dream occupations for the under sevens. Bewitched by a heady combination of Babar and the Really Wild Show, we heard the call of the captive wild. As latter-day Johnny Morris’, we planned to stroll around the Futurezoo, making up stories about the animals, occasionally giving the […]