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Visiting Mrs Waite

By Emma Austin

I am so lucky to have a mum who has worked at the zoo all my life!

When I was about 5 or 6, she took me to visit Mrs Waite. Mrs Waite used to hand rear babies who were abandoned by their mothers. I remember being allowed to hold a tiger cub and I bottle fed a baby gazelle. (I think they were probably separate occasions).

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