Category Archives: Mill Mountain Zoo

Snow Fun

I had a blast at Mill Mountain Zoo last weekend taking photos of the animals in the snow. Some of the zoo’s animals are tropical and are moved to indoor holding areas during the winter, but many of our animals … Continue reading






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Baby Shyla

I went up to Mill Mountain Zoo this past Saturday to volunteer. We had an outreach at the Civic Center, so we were going to take a few of our education animals to speak about to the public. I went … Continue reading






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Zoobilee

I mentioned in a previous post that I was proud to be a part of the Roanoke Valley AAZK (American Association of Zoo Keepers) Chapter. I’m very excited to be part of this group whose members are so eager to … Continue reading






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Happy World Snake Day

Tuesday, July 16th, is World Snake Day! This is certainly a day of celebration! Snakes are a valuable part of their ecosystems and should not be persecuted or taken for granted. Let’s celebrate this amazing animal! This is Lucky. Isn’t … Continue reading






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Proud

Last week I got a 2 year certification in adult and pediatric First Aid, CPR & AED (Automated External Defibrillator). I took a hybrid online and hands-on class through the Red Cross and I really enjoyed it. I just thought … Continue reading






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Zoo Pics!

I’ve got tons and tons of photos from Mill Mountain Zoo where I volunteer, so I’m sorry if you get sick of seeing them, but I never do. I could stare and stare at those animals all day everyday and … Continue reading






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MIA

I apologize for the lack of posts in the last month. I moved, which is stressful enough in itself, and I’ve had some other weird stuff happen to compound the stress. But I’m coping, and I’m sure things will get … Continue reading






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Backyard Birds

Earlier this winter I started putting out birdseed at my house. My cats are indoor cats and I thought it would provide some entertainment for them to watch the birds come in to feed, and it would give the birds … Continue reading






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