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One who takes care of animals in a zoo.


1. (Professions) a person who cares for animals in a zoo
2. (Zoology) a person who cares for animals in a zoo


(ˈzuˌki pər)

a person who feeds and tends animals in a zoo.


[ˈzuːkiːpəʳ] Nguarda mf de jardín zoológico, guarda mf de parque zoológico
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A VETERAN New Zealand zookeeper has been attacked and killed by a Sumatran tiger inside the animal's enclosure.
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The next day Sue and John got a letter from zookeeper Pete, saying the animals were all feeling better and could be visited again.
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SCANDAL AT SIX provides a fine Lois Meade mystery and tells of her discovery that an eccentric zookeeper and his nephew are involved in illegal trade.
Your tasks as a zookeeper would include preparing food and feeding animals, providing fresh bedding and water, ordering feed and bedding, cleaning out pens and cages and checking for signs of distress, disease or injury in animals.
COUNTING Zookeeper Sarah Hall carries out Bristol Zoo Garden''s annual animal census with the meerkats
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ZOOKEEPERS ARE SERVICE WORKERS WHO CARE FOR EXOTIC ANIMALS that arc captive for conservation, research or education.
You can't help but love the way Amos plays chess with the elephant, and hides with the tortoise, and the way the owl understands the zookeeper is afraid of the dark.