A remarkable fact: 175 million people in the US alone visit zoos each year. That is more than the attendance in all sports events combined. This staggering number demonstrates how much interest animals generate.
From cougars, orangutans, supersize snakes, fugitive pigs, and a shocked New York City cabbie, Confessions of an Accidental Zoo Curator is fascinating, and often hilarious. Berkovits masterfully regales readers with stories that give the inside scoop on what went on behind the scenes at one of the world’s most famous zoos with facts that read like fiction! Her tales will surprise and enlighten. A must read for all animal lovers and those interested in the future of wildlife.
This is the first-ever book written from the perspective of a passionate professional whose central mission was to awaken the public to the need for preservation of the natural environment.