Thanks to all who voted in the first annual Zoocademy awards. Slip the manatee won by a narrow margin, just ahead of Kwashi the gorilla.
Since Slip is now swimming freely in the warm waters of Blue Spring State Park in Florida (follow Slip in the wild,) there will be no award ceremony.
If you missed it the first time, here’s Slip’s winning performance:
February 28, 2011 No Comments
Time is going by so fast! The new Night Hunters exhibit will be open before you know it. Here are some pictures of the latest progress.
You’ll walk under a trellis (yet to be built) and enter the exhibit building through [Read more →]
February 11, 2011 1 Comment
On Saturday mornings I try to get it on my schedule to come in and work with the keepers in different areas of the zoo. Of course it’s good for me to get a sense of what’s really going on out in the zoo; it’s fun to hang with the keepers and hear their concerns and aspirations; and the coolest part, naturally, is being with the animals. [Read more →]
January 27, 2011 12 Comments