Brenda's blog @ Audubon

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If you care, leave it there.

February 18, 2012
By: Brenda, Director of Education and Volunteers, Audubon Zoo
Before you try to “help” that baby animal remember the motto “If you care, leave it there”.

Year of the Bat

December 26, 2011
By: Brenda, Director of Education and Volunteers, Audubon Zoo
Happy 2012 to all creatures—especially bats!

An Audubon Zoo Animal Wish-List

By: Brenda, Director of Education and Volunteers, Audubon Zoo
This is the season of giving and there are some creatures here at the Audubon Zoo that would really like a toy this holiday season.

A Volunteer with a Purple Heart

By: Brenda, Director of Education and Volunteers, Audubon Zoo
Michael came to my office today to show me things that he has shown very few people in his life.

Animal Handling 101

October 8, 2011 | Tag(s): Junior Keepers
By: Brenda, Director of Education and Volunteers, Audubon Zoo
What is wrong with this picture?

Belize Conservation and Ecology

August 11, 2011 | Tag(s): conservation, Jaguar
By: Brenda, Director of Education and Volunteers, Audubon Zoo
I just returned from an amazing educational adventure in Belize. It was a cross between “Survivor” and National Geographic.

An Eight-Legged Camp Mascot

July 28, 2011 | Tag(s): Summer Zoo Camp
By: Brenda, Director of Education and Volunteers, Audubon Zoo
An eight-legged creature that was dropped off by a visitor (whose wife was terrified of it!) has become the zoo camp darling.
Brenda Bee

I Am A Rock Star

By: Brenda, Director of Education and Volunteers, Audubon Zoo
A little girl pointed at me and whispered to her father “That’s the lady!"
Zoo Camp

Interview with a box turtle

July 12, 2011 | Tag(s): Box Turtle, Discovery Walk, Zoo Camp
By: Brenda, Director of Education and Volunteers, Audubon Zoo
The “giraffe” group, which is comprised of 6 year olds, interviewed a box turtle named Denise.
Casey

Gorillas Versus a Camp T-Shirt

By: Brenda, Director of Education and Volunteers, Audubon Zoo
This is the tale of the gorilla that never forgets.