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Training a red kangaroo

Today's Zookeeper Week spotlight is on Maggie Sawyer and her work with Franklin Park Zoo's red kangaroo.

Seeing Red...pandas, that is

Melissa Durham is a zookeeper in the Children’s Zoo. She works closely with the red pandas and has even trained them to get on a scale for weights and receive injections. Working with the animals to do these voluntary behaviors makes daily care as well as veterinary procedures less stressful on both staff and animals.

National Zoo Keeper Week

It's National Zoo Keeper Week and we're highlighting the amazing work of our animal care staff. Today we spotlight senior keeper, Kristin Cibotti, and what she loves about working with the white-bearded wildebeest.