Can you imagine an Africa without lions? Within the past century wild lion populations have declined from as many as 200,000 down to only 20,000. Their numbers have dropped by 40 percent just in the past 20 years (and 90 percent within the past 75 years). I am 28 years old – within my lifetime, wild lions have almost halved their population numbers, what … Read More Big Cats: Predators Under Treat
Here’s your weekly (has it been weekly? I don’t think so but let’s pretend) zoo update. Elsie and Annabelle, the mini longhorns that mom brought up, are doing well. Elsie (the mom) has figured out the petting zoo routine and will come up and eat grain out of guests’ hands. The fainting goats are also doing well, just refusing to faint so everyone thinks … Read More Scaredy cat!
Hey world, did I leave you hanging long enough?? I got the job!!! I started just over a week ago and absolutely love it! It is a dream come true! Still want to know where I work? I am a wildlife coordinator for Nemacolin Woodlands Resort. We have about 130+ animals at the zoo there and I get to work with them all!! My … Read More Lions and tigers and bears – oh my!