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 Hard at work building a holding for our Roadrunner! Keepers are also construction workers! - Kelly Garrison, Animal Interpretation and Programs Zoological Manager #TakeoverTuesday
 Betsy Ross is a favorite ambassador animal. She came to the zoo July 4th 2013. She is 3.5 years old which is about 1.5 years past her life expectancy in the wild! The zoo veterinarians help take excellent care for her geriatric age. - Kelly Garrison, Animal Interpretation and Programs Zoological Manager #TakeoverTuesday
 All the Uromastyx lizard likes to bask at temperatures up to 120°. He excretes excess salt from a gland in his nares. Salt boogers! Can you see them? - Kelly Garrison, Animal Interpretation and Programs Zoological Manager #TakeoverTuesday
 Nikki is training Big Momma the Greater Sulfur Crested cockatoo to voluntarily walk under a towel to be restrained for medical behaviors. - Kelly Garrison, Animal Interpretation and Programs Zoological Manager #TakeoverTuesday
 Ernie is a Gopher Tortoise. His burrows can make homes for up to 150 different species once he abandons them. He loves to Bask in the warm weather. - Kelly Garrison, Animal Interpretation and Programs Zoological Manager #TakeoverTuesday
 It's an exciting day at the Birmingham Zoo! Kelly Garrison, Animal Interpretation and Programs Zoological Manager, will be taking over the Zoo's social media today to give you a view of what a day in her life is like! Be sure to follow along for Kelly's #TakeoverTuesday!
 This spring, the Birmingham Zoo will have the three largest feline species, tigers, lions and jaguars! Khan, the jaguar, will be joining the Birmingham Zoo family!
 Did you know the blue duiker is the smallest member of the duiker family? You can see blue, red-flanked and yellow duikers at the Birmingham Zoo!