If you had to count all of the mouths that have to be fed here at the Cincinnati Zoo on a daily basis, you’re looking at a lot of hungry creatures. For the most part, the birds are fed twice a day. But other animals are fed more frequently. It is the job of the Zoo Commissary to supply the food needed for all of those mouths. Here is a look at a department that usually goes unnoticed and most likely not thought about by the Guests. Lloyd, Tony and Misti gave me some insight into their demanding jobs:
Patricia Sund is a Free-Lance Writer residing in Florida with her three African Greys. She has been published in About.com, Bird Talk Magazine, Birds USA, In Your Flock Magazine, Good Bird Magazine as well as numerous websites and newsletters. She is currently doing research for a book titled "Parrot Nation".