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Season 2008 Episode 06.12.08

Meet the Atlanta Zookeepers

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Meet the Atlanta Zookeepers
Zookeepers Lisa Smith, Laura Mayo, and Joseph Mendelson lead a presentation of Behind-the-Scenes at Zoo Atlanta: Making a Difference at Home and Around the World. Lisa Smith presents the rarely-seen world of the truly "behind-the-scenes," offering compelling insights into the challenges, innovations and surprises of day-to-day animal care at Zoo Atlanta. Laura Mayo introduces a clear call to action for orangutans; great apes that may face extinction within the next decade without focused conservation efforts. Through an in-depth look at the fight to save critically endangered amphibians, beaded lizards and turtles, Mendelson presents alarming realities and triumphant messages of hope that define 21st century conservation.moreless

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