- Work on the Wild Side
- Life at the zoo
Explore life working at the zoo! Watch our wonderful keepers in 'Carry on Zookeeping' to get a glimpse of what it's like being a zoo keeper.
- Which wild work would suit you?
- Keeper challenge
Discover some of the jobs a brilliant carnivores keeper, like Michael here, does while caring for Edinburgh Zoo's red pandas, Bruce and Ginger. Could you complete a keeper log after interacting with the red pandas? What do you think you'd need to include?
- How wild can you be?
- want more experience?
We have so many opportunities for you at RZSS that can help you discover, learn and gain more experience! Whether it's joining us virtually with Virtual Summer School, Zoo Studies or our Learning Package, or coming to Edinburgh Zoo or Highland Wildlife Park, you're sure to connect to animals and grow your knowledge of the natural world!
Conservation Action Team Summer CAT Summer School Virtual Summer School Advanced Highers Projects ZEBRA Science Summer School Zoo Studies Learning Package ZOOdle RZSS Volunteering Careers Days
- Find out more
RZSS was lucky enough to be involved with a number of BBC TV shows.
Inside the Zoo is an 8-part TV series which takes a look behind the scenes at Edinburgh Zoo and the Highland Wildlife Park.
If you are also interested, there is a show on BBC Alba called Na Glèidheadairean/The Animal Keepers which is a 4 part series and is dedicated to the animal keepers of Scotland and looks at a number of animal collections, including RZSS. The program is mainly in Gaelic with English subtitles.Watch 'Inside the Zoo' Watch 'Na Glèidheadairean'
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