Hawk Handlers

It’s exciting as we’re getting a few more staff trained to work with our red-tailed hawk, Misha. Our new handlers will buddy up with some of our current hawk handlers, so hopefully you’ll see us, and Misha, out and about around campus more.    Read more

Spotlight: Educator Steve

This is Steve- he’s one of our educators at the Museum He bikes to work on his unicycle! Before I go on, Steve is the one who came up with the name “Pupdate” for the updates on the wolf pups. Check out all the Pupdates, here, here, here, and don’t miss here or here. (And the two newest ones here and here). I spent a lot of time with Steve and some of his teammates over the past year while IRead more

Signs of the Season

Ranger Greg may have noticed the first signs of the impending season change back in August, but here in the Animal Department, we hold off until the middle of October to make our changes from the summer heat to the winter cold. We also have our animals to let us know when it’s time to shut off the fans and turn on the heaters. Scout, the duck, molts all of his old summer feathers to prepare for what would be aRead more