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ZookeeperBy: Kayla Wilbur

Why Zookeeper?InterestingLearn moreStrange animalsSomething new

Zookeepers DutiesFeed animalsWatch closelyMaintain exhibitsTalk to visitorsTraining New enclosures/night yardsTools UsedComputersRecord healthDietBehavior Medical history

Cleaning and hand toolsTreat woundsCare for animalsEducation/TrainingAssociates degree2-3 yearsBachelors degree4 years

Salary/Schedule$28,000 per year$14Weekends/holidays7 days a week

PromotionsSenior keeperLead keeperArea supervisorVP of animal collections

Related JobsAnimal attendantDog trainerMarine biologists

High School ClassesBiologyAgricultureHorse care managementFish + wildlife

Volunteer zoosEnglishPublic speakingProsSpend time with animalsUnique animalsTrainingInteresting/funConsLong hours/daysUncooperativeFrustratingtiringInteresting FactFirst zoo builtQueen Hatshepsut1500 B.C.EgyptLions, monkeys, and giraffesWork CitedNgu, Kaiwhakahaere. Zookeeper/Zoo Manager- Related Jobs. Careenz. N.p., 2011. Web. 14 May 2012.

Stowell, Jan. Zoo Keeper Tools. eHow money. Demand Media Inc., 2012. Web. 14 May 2012.

Work CitedThompson, Lisa. Wild About Wildlife: Have You Got What It Takes to be a Zookeeper. Minneapolis: Compass Point Book, 2007. Book.

Zookeeper Job Description, Career as a Zookeeper, Salary, Employment- Definition and Nature of the Work, Education and Training Requirements, Getting the Job. State University.com. Net Industries, 2012. Web. 14 May 2012.