Lydia joined ZooLab in 2017 and works in Blackburn and the surrounding areas.
Name: Lydia Smith
Licence Number: 62477
Experience: Lydia has a First Class Degree in Wildlife Conservation and Zoo Biology from the University of Salford. She previously worked as an Education Officer at Blackpool Zoo, delivering talks and handling sessions.
About: “I love my job because every day is different. I am able to educate people about these wonderful animals and change people’s perceptions of them. I also love getting to spend time with my animals every day!
My favourite ZooLab animal is Milo the rat. He has a great personality and is very clever. He loves to sit on my shoulder and eat popcorn.”
Interesting Fact: Whilst working at Blackpool Zoo, Lydia’s favourite activity was feeding the giraffes!