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El Paso Zoo Celebrates National Zoo Keeper Week

The El Paso Zoo is celebrating National Zoo Keeper Week. The Zoo invites the public to celebrate National Zoo Keeper Week by heading to the Zoo’s “Meet Our Keeper” program.

As part of the celebration, the Zoo will continue to post “Meet Our Keeper” videos on Facebook and Instagram highlighting some of the incredible zoo keepers who work at the Zoo.

Created by the American Association of Zookeepers (AAZK), Inc, National Zoo Keeper Week is celebrated each year beginning on the third Sunday in July. During the week, zoos nationwide honor animal care professionals and the work they do in animal care, conservation, and education.

There are approximately 6,000 animal care professionals in the United States. There are more than 50 zookeepers at the El Paso Zoo, who work 365 days a year caring for the Zoo’s animal collection.

WHO:            The El Paso Zoo

WHAT:         Celebration of National Zoo Keeper Week

WHEN:         Sunday, July 16, through Saturday, July 22

WHERE:       El Paso Zoo, 4001 E. Paisano Dr

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