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Experience, Skills, and Personality Traits

Previous experience as a keeper trainer and/or a degree in a zoology-related field are required to become a zookeeper. Zookeepers must first and foremost have a fondness and empathy for animals. The work of the zookeeper is not glamorous. It takes a special kind of dedication to provide care to captive animals that require attention 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

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