Z is for Zoologist

Once again I have picked a theme for the A to Z Challenge. This time I aim to entertain rather than to educate. My theme is careers or occupations. I begin with a piece of creative writing.

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Zoë and Zak are zoologists. They do not work at the zoo, although some of the people they studied alongside do. They have learned about animals of every size form zebras and zebu to microscopic organisms known as protozoa. Zoë and Zak specialise in marine life. They like to work out of doors. As well as conducting surveys along the shoreline, they visit schools to speak about conservation, especially about the damage carelessly discarded rubbish can do. Plastic is dangerous to marine life (among other creatures). There are campaigns to clean up coastlines, but it is an enormous task. However, every little helps. #2MinuteBeachClean

Further reading: Zoology

Zoological gardens

King Solomon included zoology in his wealth of knowledge. 1 Kings 4: 29-34

9 thoughts on “Z is for Zoologist

  1. Nicely done. Our next door neighbor works at the zoo but she doesn’t have a name that starts with a Z. Guess it’s not really mandatory 🙂 Congrats on finishing the A to Z!

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  2. Congratulations on reaching Z! I had a very enjoyable time this year, although I had to do many posts for each letter, i have survived! We are a very-much reduced plastic household and are about to embark on talking plastic off at supermarket checkouts and leaving it there to ask them to cut down on unnecessary wrapping. Liz http://www.poetryroundabout.com

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