Animals Eating

I posted recently about the skunk’s nail trim, and the radiated tortoises eating. I caught Betty rabbit eating recently… Figured I would share all three snips in one post:Read more

Nail Trim for Florian

Our cutest skunk ever- Florian- needed his nails trimmed. It went really well, due to the patient’s patience, the clipper’s skill, and the tastiness of some berry yogurt. Well done Mary and Florian!!Read more

Broken Record

Confused? Let me help. I sound like a broken record… it’s just (I’m just) too busy. Awfully long days tending to regular tasks and animal issues. Animal Care doesn’t diminish because there are less people visiting the Museum and animals don’t sign-up for “today is my day to be ill”. Last week I spent one day communicating with five different veterinarians about three different critical issues and several other items to tend to. All our “sickies” are on the mend,Read more

Skunk Feeder Follow-up

The semester is over, and our two student groups working on automatic skunk feeders have delivered their final work and manuals. (Although they’ll be getting us some updates in January). Both teams scrambled the first half of December to get their projects functional, safe, and mounted. There’s still some tweaking to work through, but we’re really happy with how the semester has gone and the products we have gotten to help us care for Florian (and other animals). Check outRead more