Parrot Nation

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



Sharing a Laugh With Buddy the Penguin

Buddy is a very cool penguin I got to know when I was working at the Cincinnati Zoo as a Guest Keeper. Buddy has a great sense of humor:

Cookie the Little Penguin at the Cincinnati Zoo

I was going over some of my files and realized I never posted my video of Cookie the Little Penguin in the break room at the Cincinnati Zoo. I put it up at YouTube, but never posted it here. So... Continue Reading →

Lunch With Carole and Kim

Steve and I had some special guests for lunch. After lunch they had the opportunity to feed lunch to the penguins. It was a fun day:

Cookie Takes a Dip

Cookie and his companion are taking  dip in their pool on the loading dock of the bird house. Because of Cookie's bumble foot, he can't be in water constantly, but he does need baths, so this is how the bird... Continue Reading →

Cleaning the Little Penguin Enclosure

Due to a request, I am re-running this post. Enjoy! I completed my big project for today; cleaning the backside of the Little Penguin Enclosure. I could write about it, but the video explains it better. Let's just say I'm... Continue Reading →

Snagging a Penguin

I got to get a penguin to bring to the Bird House as a companion for Cookie. Here is how it went:

Got Penguins?

I went to visit the Polar Exhibit this morning and got some pretty good penguin footage. I think they were hungry because they were coming right up to me. These are friendly and tame penguins, but they do have their... Continue Reading →

All Wet…Again

I’m back at the Cincinnati Zoo and settled into Steve and Carol’s Fabulous stone cottage. It reminds me of the house Jackson Pollock and his wife rented out in Long Island right before he became the “new rising artist" of... Continue Reading →

Back to the Birds!

I am very pleased and excited to report that I have been invited back to the Cincinnati Zoo once again. I’m not sure the word “invitation” is exactly the right word. Perhaps “ordered” back to the Zoo is more accurate.... Continue Reading →

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