Celebrating Zoo Keepers

Zoo keeping is a tough vocation and it takes a special kind of someone who’s willing to work tirelessly to create a better future for wildlife.

Keepers have to be carers, cleaners, cooks and conservationists all rolled into one and it doesn’t involve simply cuddling animals all day long!

It’s hard, physical work which is carried out in all weathers, but it’s a richly rewarding role too, as our team get to care for some of the rarest species in the world.

This International Zoo Keeper Day we’re celebrating our 40-strong team and giving you a special insight into their day-to-day work…