Category Archives: Sacramento Zoo

Meet the Veterinary Technician: Alison Mott at the Sacramento Zoo

Describe your job: I am a Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) at the Sacramento Zoo’s Murray E. Fowler Veterinary Hospital. I assist the veterinarians in all aspects of medical care, this includes care for any hospitalized animals and the Zoo’s newest … Continue reading

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Meet the Ungulate Keeper: Lindsey Moseanko at the Sacramento Zoo

Describe your job:  Day to day care of zoo’s hoofstock and macropod collections.  It includes feeding, cleaning, animal training, enrichment provision, employee training, and acting as a liaison between the animals and vet staff. How long have you been in … Continue reading

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Meet the Keeper: Melissa McCartney, Primary Keeper for Ungulates at the Sacramento Zoo

Describe your job:  Within my institution I work daily on the care, enrichment, and operant conditioning of the Zoo’s collection of hoofstock, macropods and ratites. That includes developing and preparing diets, cleaning and maintaining enclosures, training the animals to voluntarily … Continue reading

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Meet the Outreach Coordinator: Lara Kirkendall, Sacramento Zoo

Today we meet Lara Kirkendall the Outreach Coordinator and Interpretive Center Supervisor at the Sacramento Zoo.  Describe your job: I manage the Interpretive Center, where all the live animal programming happens. I am responsible for the care, feeding, maintenance, and … Continue reading

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