National Zoo Lovers Day!
It is every child’s dream to work at a zoo, and who could fault them? There is so much to love. There are strange and exciting animals, only seen before in books or on tv. There are towering statues and signs with cool facts to explore. There are docents, and educators, and volunteers, and animal care specialists, all sharing exciting stories.
When you walk through the gates of Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo you are greeted by a magnificent globe, whose scale and size astounds. You might enter the greenhouse whose foliage immerses you in another world. Children might laugh and smile when they enter the W.O.L.F. cabin, and families take photos in the Prairie Dog tunnels.
Every day when I come to work I remind myself how lucky I am to be at a place like this. I for one am, and always have been a zoo lover, and every day can be National Zoo Lovers Day when you remind yourself how wondrous this world we call home is.