Tanks A Lot Zookeeper Chris Edelen

Cincinnati native Chris Edelen has been working at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden for 20 years. Chris was inspired by Jacques Cousteau and educational animal shows from his childhood to work with animals [...]

Always A Smile On Her Face

Jenna came to the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden in 2009 following her graduation from Indiana University, where she majored in biology and minored in animal behavior.  Jenna began her Zoo career as an [...]

Markee Jefferies is Living Her Dream

Markee began her career at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden as a seasonal employee during the summer of 2007. In 2012, she became a full-time zookeeper for the Zoo’s Great American Wings of [...]