October 7, 2022

TAKE CARE of PNG’s distinctive biodiversity is a particular process that solely brave individuals just like the younger Rose-Bernadette Wakrima can tackle.

As particular as her job is, Rose-Bernadette is a reptile keeper at Port Moresby Nature Park and her love for animals has solely grown and her function on the park permits her to pursue her ardour to the total.

The younger lady, who hails from Chimbu and West Sepik, thinks it takes braveness to be near a few of PNG’s distinctive animal collections.

“Anybody who desires to be a zoo keeper must be courageous, self-confident and above all animal and environmentally pleasant,” she mentioned.

After graduating in biology, Ms Wakrima has her palms full at Port Moresby Nature Park, the place she makes a speciality of caring for reptiles, together with Betty the bush python.

She is a part of a staff of eight different full-time caregivers on the park, supported by three interns.
Earlier this week, on October 4th, the staff joined 1000’s of different zoo keepers around the globe in celebrating Zoo Keeper’s Day.

Zookeepers work to enhance and save the lives of animals and for a welfare acknowledged zoo like Port Moresby Nature Park it’s a privilege to have such a staff working to guard and preserve among the nation’s greatest identified wildlife species contributes.

Port Moresby Nature Park’s mission is to encourage others to guard PNG’s distinctive pure atmosphere and wildlife, whereas creating and bettering the talents of the wildlife staff in keeping with worldwide zoo husbandry requirements.