Spring has sprung in Philly, and normally, Philadelphians would be jumping at the chance to pay a visit to the Zoo, especially on those sunny days that are inevitably on the horizon. Even though times right now aren’t exactly pleasant, the Philadelphia Zoo isn’t letting social distancing stop their fun—they are just adjusting the Zoo experience into the digital sphere to help give viewers an inside look and also help combat the feelings of isolation that many are feeling right now.
The Philadelphia Zoo’s new initiative, The Philly Zoo at 2, launched this week on Facebook Live, and already many viewers have gotten an inside look at some of the inner wild workings of this popular cultural establishment.
“The Zoo is still up and running like it would be on most days,” says Amy Shearer, The Philadelphia Zoo’s Chief Marketing Officer. “No visitors of course, but we still have animals and we still have the zookeeper staff who are monitoring diets, medical care, daily enrichments and everything we do with our animals all of the time. In some ways, things are life as usual but it’s very different obviously without our guests and without our members. It’s a different
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