Conservation

100 Ways of EarthFit- Day 36: Forest Fairy Locks

100 Ways of EarthFit- Day 36: Forest Fairy Locks

Once upon a time, for that is how all stories worth reading begin, there was a magical place.  It held all the mysticism and wonder of every beautiful forest, waterfall, rainbow, and mountain on the earth.  Within the magical land, there was life and love and laughter.

100 Ways of EarthFit- Day 35: The Magic of Nature

100 Ways of EarthFit- Day 35: The Magic of Nature

Before I left home of South Carolina to pursue my career of working with animals, I would have considered myself a deeply spiritual person, and very much connected with the spirituality of Native Americans. I was also connected to the spiritual essence of animals.  I read tons of books on…

Letter to Animal Rights

I recognize that debating with the animal rights agenda is incredibly frustrating, for both sides. I often wish I could wave a magic wand and instantly have the anti-zoo folks see things from my point of view, and that I could see things from theirs. It does seem to me…

100 Ways of Fitness Day 11: Palm Oil Talk

Today I did our Keeper Chat at the zoo.  I had asked to do this talk because I felt for one of the first times, I had an angle that could hook folks into listening and acting. Here was my spiel: Blah blah blah about the elephants.  They receive phenomenal…