Zookeepers at the NC Zoo share stories for Zookeeper Appreciation Week

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ASHEBORO, N.C. -- This week is Zookeeper Appreciation week.

Eighty zookeepers work at the North Carolina Zoo.

It is physically demanding work to feed, clean, and care for the hundreds of animals that live at the zoo.

In this Zoo Filez, Shannon Smith talked with several zookeepers about why the hard work is worth it.

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