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Elephants at the Milwaukee County Zoo

This talk explores all aspects of the elephant program at Milwaukee County Zoo, including the specific husbandry and training challenges associated with this species. We review the construction of the new habitat and the challenges of moving elephants. We also discuss elephants in zoos in general, including the research, conservation, and population management aspects.


Tim Wild

Tim Wild has been working as the large mammal curator in Milwaukee for over 10 years and in accredited zoos for over 22 years. He helped design the new elephant barn and exhibit and arranged the acquisition of the zoo’s ... read more

Date: Wed, Apr 14, 2021

Delivery Method: Live Online

Time: 12:30-1:45pm CT

Platform: Zoom

Instructor: Tim Wild

Fee: $10

Enrollment Limit: 300

Program Number: SPRI:388

Registration Deadline: Jan 12, 2021

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