Of Otters and Men

While I am no longer a zookeeper, I still volunteer at my old zoo as time allows. But here’s what I know from experience: During my years there, we would get several phone calls and emails each week asking us if we could take in a pet or care for an animal that someone “rescued.” Most often, we turned people away, not because of lack of want, but because we lacked space, time, money, and other resources required to provide these animals the care they would need. ...more