I originally started at the Memphis Zoo as a volunteer almost 34 years ago. I had been an x-ray technician before
having my two kids. I did not want to go back into that field when my kids were
ready to start to school. After talking to, then mammal curator, Chuck Brady
and finding that I could work alongside of keepers, I eagerly started in the
giraffe run. I went home filthy and sweaty but madly in love with the job!
After a year of working in the giraffe area and the old children’s...