Why Celebrate National Zookeeper Week?

zookeeper weekRepresentative Susan A. Davis introduced House Resolution 509 on June 21, 2007:

Expresses support for the goals and ideals of National Zookeeper Week. Recognizes the contributions zookeepers make to the care and conservation of captive exotic animals and to research, public education, and recreation. Expresses a renewed dedication to the appreciation and preservation of animal wildlife and nature and an invigorated effort to foster conservation projects and increase awareness of the need for preservation.

National Zookeeper Week is celebratedĀ each year theĀ third week in July!