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Sam Sykes and Blackpool Zoo, Zoo Keeper’s Residential

And 23 – 28 August

Get up close and personal a wide range of species on this unique 5 day and 5 night residential programme, designed specifically for 16 – 25 year olds by industry leading experts.

The perfect mix of theory and practice focusing on –

Specialised care and animal welfare for all species
Medical welfare
Animal training and behaviour
Animal administration
Conservation and research
The roles of a modern zoo

What’s included ?

Settle in Sunday evening, meet the other participants, get over any nerves and set expectations for the week

Accommodation and all food

Transport to and from Blackpool train station (if required)

All transfers between the accommodation and the zoo

The full five days at the zoo completing a range of practical and theory-based tasks including including the chance to feed and handle a wide range of animals

A portfolio of evidence and written reference from the zoo to take away

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