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Rich Fraser

Assistant manager of elephant keepers at Chester Zoo

Rich Fraser, 30, assistant manager of elephant keepers at Chester Zoo. Rich started at Chester Zoo as part of internship program in 2006 when studing for a zoology degree. He went on to take up a full time position at the zoo in 2008 and has been there ever since, helping to develop the elephant section into world leading elephant care experts.

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The Secret Life Of The Zoo Keeper

As viewers of Channel 4's <em>The Secret Life of the Zoo</em> TV series will know, Chester's elephant herd are a close knit family. Scientific research has shown that social bonds between individual elephants has a big influence on cohesion in the whole group and consequently the health and wellbeing of the herd.
15/03/2017 09:26 GMT