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Zookeepers Talk About the Worst Animals They Have to Work With

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The call of the wild

When you think about life behind bars, chances are animals aren’t always the first creatures that come to mind.

But with over 10,000 accredited zoos worldwide with hundreds or even thousands of species in each, we can’t forget how often we take creatures out of their native habitats to keep them in cages that are more convenient for us.

Naturally, not all of these animals are going to be happy, even when zoos and preserves are established for their own welfare. And with the tradition of zoos or animal keeping dating back to antiquity, it’s no surprise.

Zookeepers and animal trainers were asked to share stories about which animals are the biggest handfuls, and their stories provide some pretty hilarious insight into animal behavior.

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