Zoo keeper also known as animal keeper

Association of British and Irish Wild Animal Keepers

Useful career information for anyone interested in zoo keeping.

British and Irish Association of Zoos and Aquariums (BIAZA)

Lots of very useful information about zoos and aquariums in the UK. The website also has a careers section.

Zoological Society of London

A charity devoted to the conservation of animals. The website has information about volunteering opportunities.

European Association of Zoos and Aquaria (EAZA)

Information, support and training for zoo keepers.


The Sector Skills Council for the land management, farming, animal health and welfare, and environmental industries.

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