What is your job at the zoo?
I am an animal keeper. I make sure the animals are okay. I feed them, clean the exhibits, etc.
Why did you choose to work
at a zoo?
Itís something I have always wanted to do.
When did you start thinking
about working at a zoo?
I started thinking about becoming an animal keeper when I was about 10 or 12 years old.
What college do you go to?
How long have you been working
at the Brandywine Zoo?
since May 2001
How did you get your job?
I learned about this job from a friend.
Is it hard working at the zoo?
Yes. Itís hard work, but itís fun, too.
Do you have to study a lot
about the animals?
Yes, I do. I believe itís better to know as much about the animals as possible.
Whatís the neatest thing that
has happened on your job so far?
It's been neat gaining the trust of the foxes
What are your favorite animals
at the zoo?
My favorite animals at the zoo are the foxes and the ferret.
interviewed by Jeremy
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