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    National Zoo Keepers Week

    Start:
    July 16, 2012
    End:
    July 20, 2012

    Join us for National Zoo Keepers Week as we showcase the work and career as a professional Zoo Keeper. Each day there will be keeper chats, animal enrichment activities, wildlife shows and more. You can also enter to win a “keeper for a day” experience. The contest is open for children ages 14-18. To enter go to the KVII ProNews 7 Daybreak homepage and click on the “Zookeeper for a Day” contest. Enteries accepted from Monday, July 16 through Friday, July 20. The winner will be announced on the KVII ProNews 7 Daybreak show on Wednesday, July 25th.

    Activites at the Zoo to showcase National Zoo Keepers Week:

    Monday, July 16 – 1:00pm- Lemur enrichment activity and display on enrichment activities

    Tuesday, July 17 – 1:00pm –   Monitor lizard feeding and exhibit on reptile equipment

    Wednesday, July 18 – 1:00pm – Keeper chat – Spur tortoise and exhibit on reptile equipment

    Thursday, July 19 – 10:00am – Serval and bobcat enrichement activity and exhibit on animal diets

    Friday, July 20 – 1:00pm – Goat petting area and display on animal handling equipment