Christmas 2015

You know the deal. Advance prep for the day: Review all the log books and check in with Keepers about any specific things to note. CHECK Christmas present for Security Guard. CHECK Headlamp and tasty food for me on desk and ready. CHECK New batteries in Camera. CHECK   All’s ready for the day.   5:00 AM arrival with the only issue being I startled the security guard. I arrive set to have no escapes, even though Sarah commented itRead more

Amazon Wish List

Last year I wrote about our Amazon Wish list. This year has been great with the items we have received from people. Well, I am here to remind you it still exists if you are wrapped up in the season of giving. https://www.amazon.com/gp/registry/wishlist/17NDP1V85KVKR/ref=cm_sw_su_w There are some fun items on there,but my coworkers tell me there are a lot of ferret beds listed. I think they just don’t realize how adorable it is for a ferret to be swallowed by aRead more

Ferrets

If you have read our blog for any extended amount of time, you will notice we have a lot of posts pertaining to our ferrets.Have you ever entertained the idea of having one of your own? Before you go out and obtain one, there are a few things you should know. One of the most common things I hear about people talking about ferrets is their odor. Ferrets are have scent glands and although domestic ferrets are de-scented, they stillRead more

Christmas 2014

Prep started yesterday: find the head lamp make sure camera is working review all logbook tasks and talk to the Keepers about any questions make sure tasty food is on my desk set alarm for 5 AM I arrived on grounds around 5:15. As usual, I gathered up logbooks. Also as usual, Katy has set up treatments for me (thanks Katy). I flounder a bit getting started, but no real issues. I remembered that Blue Jay SCREAMS at the sightRead more