Meg White, now a group tours agent, continues to visit the apes she befriended while she worked as a keeper--even if that means traveling cross country.
For the staff of the Saint Louis Zoo, caring for animals is not only important, it can also be emotional. In this clip, Senior Vice President Dr. Eric Miller describes saying goodbye to an old friend.
Thodie Alexander worked for the Saint Louis Zoo for 32 years. Most of his time was spent as a keeper in the 1904 Flight Cage, where he built a close relationship with many of the birds.