Zookeepers Report ` Oh Baby!

Baby Watusi under Mama's watchful eye!

This past summer we welcomed a baby Watusi to our family.  Watusi, also called Ankole Cattle, are native to Africa. Their horns can reach up to 8 feet and some males can weigh up to 1600 lbs!  This means that we have to be very careful when feeding and cleaning with these beautiful creatures. We […]

Gearing up for Zoo Opening…Zookeeper report!

Tapir's are here...sneak peek!

There is a lot of activity at the zoo this week.  We are opening on Saturday and it takes a zoo wide effort to make sure we are ready.  As Zookeepers, it is our job to see to all the animal habitats, transfer animals from their winter quarters to their summer habitats while documenting and […]