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Jessica Hayward

ZooLab Ranger

Jessica joined ZooLab in 2019 and works in Bracknell and the surrounding areas.


Licence Number: LI/19/00293/ANPFA

Experience: Jessica has s BSc (Hons) in Animal Behaviour and Welfare. She has previously worked in a number of different zoos around the UK and with a range of animals in South Africa before she joined ZooLab.

About: "I'm dedicated to sharing my passion for educating a wide range of people of all ages about animals and their conservation. Every day is a new day with a new audience and new learning opportunities.

My favourite ZooLab animal is Prince, the leopard gecko, who originally came from ZooLab’s head office. He has a very calm personality and knows that he is a very handsome boy."

Interesting Fact: Jess was born in South Africa and moved to the UK when she was 8 years old. Jess has always been passionate about animals and one of her earliest memories was the day she spotted her first pack of African wild dogs in the game reserve. These social and endangered animals have always held a fascination for Jess who has continued to champion them.

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