Running a zoo is a lot of work: feeding all the animals, scooping their poop, and keeping critters from chasing (and eating) each other. For that last one, building the zoo is an even bigger project. Read on to jump through the math in creating a zoo!
It’s National Zookeeper Week! Zookeepers do a lot more than just hang out with the animals and keep them company. They take care of them and feed them, too. And some animals can really pile on the food! Read on to see how quickly the pounds of food add up when it’s dinnertime at the zoo – and see how much work zookeepers really have to do.
When you visit a zoo, you know you might see airborne birds or swinging monkeys over your head. But having a tiger floating above you is a whole other story! Read on to do the wild math in the cats crossing overhead at the Philadelphia Zoo.
Pandas are really big animals – after all, they’re called giant pandas for a reason! But they don’t start out that way. Read on to do the math on how teeny these giants begin.