Zookeeper, Zookeeper Make Me A Match: How The Denver Zoo Sets Up Animal Pairs

Species Survival Plan Coordinators help grow zoo populations across the United States sustainably. In an interview with the vice president of Animal Care at Denver Zoo, Hollie Colahan, she explains how detailed and scientific this process is. Coordinators must have an understanding of the animals’ genetics, pedigrees, and personalities to best ensure their ability to pair up and mate.

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