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National Zookeeper Appreciation Week – 2022 July 17, 2022

Posted by judylobo in Zoo.
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The third week in July is when we recognize and celebrate the dedicated zookeepers who keep our zoos and aquariums humming. Zookeeper’s faces may change from year to year but the hard work, resourcefulness and commitment remain the same. I salute you all and especially the staff at my home base, the Central Park Zoo. Thank you for allowing me to take your photos while you perform your tasks with good humor. We are open 365 days a year thru rain, snow, summer heat and all holidays. National Zookeeper Week starts today. How about if you go to a zoo this week tell a zookeeper how much they are appreciated?

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1. Irina - July 17, 2022

Thank you, Judy for a nice tribute to some dedicated people .

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judylobo - July 17, 2022

They do great work!

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2. Mark W - July 17, 2022

thanks for the idea — perhaps i can get myself over there, to the c.p.z., during my coming staycation (!).

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judylobo - July 17, 2022

Yay

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3. Joe Badalamente - July 17, 2022

Wow, so nice to see all the faces! Its been almost a year!! Thank you Judy!!

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judylobo - July 17, 2022

Miss you Joe

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4. Mary Radice - July 17, 2022

Fabulous pics honoring the work of CPZ’s Zookeepers – thanks Judy! And not sure if you heard the story about a Zookeeper who called a coworker at home and said they were out of camel food. The Zookeeer at home said, Alpaca lunch….. .:)

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judylobo - July 17, 2022

LOL

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5. harb43 - July 17, 2022

Thank you Judy, and THANK YOU to all ZooKeepers everywhere!

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6. Carol Morrison - July 17, 2022

Thanks Judy, Always wonderful. Carol

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Mel Jones - July 20, 2022

What a nice break from MSNBC! Thank you!!!

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7. fotobuff14 - July 17, 2022

Great collection of photos Judy honoring the CPZ zookeepers. Love the expressions on some of the animals. They seem to be looking so admiringly at their zookeepers.

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