It's #NationalZooKeeperWeek! In honor of our keepers who work hard every day, here's an exclusive look at the most surprising parts of their job! โžก๏ธ Swipe to view second half ๐Ÿต๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿฆ“๐Ÿฆ’๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ‚ #teamkeeper #appreciated #marylandzoo #allforanimals #zookeeper

My reaction when __________. #bird #face #ibis #allforanimals #MarylandZoo

Today is the first ever #worldchimpanzeeday and we're not monkeying around...because chimpanzees are apes NOT monkeys! One way to tell the difference is that apes do not have tails (humans included). #ape #chimpanzee #funfact #animal #allforanimals #MarylandZoo

Four year old brothers spotted celebrating their birthday (get it, spotted... like their fur ๐Ÿคฃ). Happy Birthday Refu and Wgasa! #birthday #happybirthday #cheetah #brothers #allforanimals #MarylandZoo

The phrase โ€œthink pinkโ€ means imagine you are a flamingo, right? #thinkpink #flamingo #bird #pink #MarylandZoo

Ally boop! Have you met our newest newborn? Ally the sitatunga calf was born in June and is now periodically on exhibit with her mom. #babyanimals #boop #calf #allforanimals #MarylandZoo

Tiny turtles, big impact! ๐Ÿข Bog turtles are both the smallest and rarest turtles in North America. Last month, members of our Zoo team released a juvenile of this critically endangered species back into its wild habitat: Click the link in our story to learn more! #allforanimals #turtle #turtletuesday #turtlesofinstagram #bogturtle #marylandzoo

This is how we scroll! Scroll down the new homepage of our totally redesigned website, that is! Click the ๐Ÿ”— in our profile to experience the bright new look and fun features! #website #zoo #new #allforanimals #marylandzoo @missionbaltimore