Radiated Tortoise

Radiated Tortoise

The radiated tortoise’s shell has a pattern of yellow lines “radiating” from the center of the dark plate of the shell, hence the name. The shell also contains blood vessels and nerves, so a tortoise can actually feel when it is touched.

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Meet the Keeper

Our staff of zookeepers are highly-trained, dedicated, caring people who go beyond the call of duty in service to our animals.

We are compiling a series of Meet the Keeper videos to introduce you to them! We will add them as we complete each one.

Rebecca "Becky" Capogreco

Keeper - Lions, Small Mammals, Penguin 

Snapshot of Becky Capogreco

Lucas Whitman

Keeper-Outdoor Birds 

Ashley Sheppard

Elephant Collection Manager

Hannah Walsh

Keeper--Wildlife Trails

Keeper Hannah Walsh w red pandas

Tyler Mesick

Keeper -- Elephants

Cassie Guerra

Keeper --Elephants

Heather Jennings

Keeper --Elephants

Meet the Keeper Heather Jennings

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