Are You Really A Zookeeper?
This is a question I have received a few times lately and thought I would post the answer here for later reference, if it should come up again. The short answer: No, I am no longer a zookeeper. I was for a long time, and prior to that had worked professionally with animals for about 7 years in animal care and behavior work. So what do you do? First, a little history... I started as a part-time keeper at the San Diego Zoo in late 2000 and secured a full-time keeper position b