FB WALL (Zoo Peeps- Become A Fan): http://www.google.com/hostednews/ukpress/article/ALeqM5i6ISfXYgCLTKzHHeky8HqiFIDmKA http://www.naplesnews.com/news/2010/may/29/ten-cancer-stricken-families-spend-weekend-boating/ I posted two news articles that covered stories about cancer stricken patients and their families visiting zoos. It’s a mere coincidence. I remember when I was in graduate school and working full-time as an animal keeper when my mom was diagnosed with brain cancer. She was […]Read More The Healing Power in the Animal House; Cancer and…
It goes without saying that if you work in a zoo you are most inclined to be an ‘animal person.’ A gift from a zoo the other day, a publication of the institution’s history, reminded me of something that is not necessarily an important distinction, but it might reflect a cultural change or shift, if […]Read More ‘Zoophilia’ or ‘Philotheria’
Prefaced by Jordan: “Sandra shared the following article with me this morning. It is posted on her own blog which caters to a broad audience of people interested in developing more sophisticated media savvy and a professional “on air ” presence. As we talked with Nolan Harvey last night, I realized that people working around […]Read More Video Blogging Tips for Zoo Peeps from Sandra Dee
Zoo Peep, Serena Bos (Animal Trainer, Discovery Wildlife Center, Alberta, Canada) [Sunday, May 2, 2010; 9:00 PM EST] http://www.blogtalkradio.com/zoo-peeps Serena Bos, Discovery Wildlife Center (Alberta, Canada) Serena Bos has trained small mammals, as large as beavers, to the largest subspecies of bears for wildlife documentaries and feature films……..Read More From Beavers to Kodiak Bears & Everything in Between….