Brushing up on dental duties

Keeper Jo Turner brushed up on dental duties when she cleaned an alpaca’s teeth during a routine check. 

DZG-smile-webSeveral of the more manageable species within the collection, such as ungulates and primates, have monthly check-ups, including our Patagonian sea lions whose teeth are not only checked over, but cleaned as part of regular veterinary care.

 

CAPTION: Jo makes a start on the alpaca’s dental check.