Around the Animal Department, October’s arrival meant only 1 thing: extra candy on the free table! It meant good things for the animals too, although we definitely don’t give them candy. They get a share in the post-Halloween jackpot in the form of pumpkins. Every year we get generous donations from people who give us their uncarved, unpainted pumpkins so we can give them to the animals. This year we got a very very generous donation and found ourselves overlyRead more

Why You Should Never Go On Vacation

Or: How to kill 2 birds with 46 watermelons. Summer is here! And its arrival bares the fruit of watermelons aplenty! Sherry seized the summer sales and supplied our salivating species with some watermelon sustenance. She bought 26 so far, with about 20 more to come later next week. We gave 7 already to the bears (and I smuggled one out of the truck for the keepers for the next crazy hot day), but a problem arose when we realizedRead more