Do keepers go in with the animals?
It depends on the animal and how safe it would be for the keeper. With some of our more dangerous animals like the big cats, chimpanzees, or hyenas staff never go in with the animals. These exhibits allow staff to shift the animals between several spaces so keepers can go into the space to clean or work on the exhibit. There are some animals like our goats and many of our bird species where keepers regularly go into the space with the animals and there are no issues of safety.

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1. Can the zoo help me remove wild, hurt, or abandoned animals from my yard?
2. Are the peacocks supposed to be walking around the zoo?
3. Why don’t we have zebra, elephants, or rhinos?
4. Why is the maned wolf with the anteater and why doesn’t the wolf eat the anteater?
5. Do keepers go in with the animals?