Being a Big Brother

Many people have seen the below video of one of our yearling brother wolves having at the den camera. He removed and destroyed the camera, without ingesting any of it. This is one of the most special (and pretty funny) den video clips from my point of view. So much is going in this clip for me. First, notice that there are pups in the den. With the pups five weeks old, mom, F2062, allows the rest of the familyRead more

Virginia and Mimi called out?

I walked in to work the end of the day Saturday to prep for the coming storm and was greeted by this note on the board:   Some might be saying what do you mean two of our four bears called out for the day??   No worries, the bears are here, but two of our volunteers were unable to make it in today 🙁Read more

Bears in the Gift Shop?

Our Retail Ops Team dressed up as our Bears this year for Halloween:   Last year folks from our Guest Relations and Services team dressed up as the wolf family. A few years ago Ro from Development dressed as me- check it out, here.  Read more

Christmas 2017

So, I’m sweating at 5:30. Last night I set out shorts and sweat pants and a sweatshirt. I know I am always hot with the heat blowing while working indoors, so I set out layers to wear today. Yay for being prepared. Here’s the but… I decided not to wear them — what the heck was I thinking!! My alarm went off at 4:52 and I drug myself off the couch (with glasses on and not lost this year), brushedRead more

QuikPost: Stripes

You’re probably thinking about animals with stripes. Not me. I’m thinking sweaters, with stripes. I was at our biweekly operations planning meeting and noticed a theme going on. Kelly, Betsy, Debbie, and Madelyne seemed to have planned their outfits to be matchy-matchy. I’ve posted about this planning meeting before- check it out.  Read more