Parrot Nation

Parrots are cool. They are also one hell of a lot of work.


September 7, 2008

Yes, But am I Having any Fun? 9-06-08

Are You kidding?  Absolutely! A little "having fun" music: I'm really beat when I get home, but I'm having the time of my life. This is a little Red River Hog that has been spending time at the nursery.... Continue Reading →

Another Day-Another Aching Back 09-05-08

    Cody hosing down the Auklet Exhibit at 7:30 a.m.         Hoses are a way of life around here. There is what is called the legendary "black hose disease" that affect Keepers who handle the black... Continue Reading →

Zoo Work Thursday 9-04-08

This is the Intern House right across the street from the zoo. My room is the center 2 windows with the fire escape on the 2nd floor. How very "Mary Tyler Moore"! 9-04-08 6 a.m. get up. Quick shower; no... Continue Reading →

My View at the Zoo

The Kitchen-Food Prep Area at the Bird House      Keepers stand at the countertop cutting board and prepare plate after plate of food. I've developed quite a flair for making the "Bat Buckets" : Buckets of fruit, vegetables and... Continue Reading →

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