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10 Years of the Zoology Foundation!

Posted on: November 20th, 2019

This fall, ZoFo celebrated 10 years as an organization! It all started with a simple dinner with friends. In 2009, our founder, Jami Jensen, was out to dinner and the topic of Craigslist was brought up. Someone mentioned, “You can find anything on Craigslist!” Jami replied with a simple, “Well, I’ve always wanted a camel,…

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Animal Care 101 – Feeding Over 140 Animals Daily

Posted on: October 28th, 2019

We are often asked, “How do you feed so many animals?” The simple answer is, “With a lot of work from our entire ZoFo animal care team!” Our staff and volunteers all have a high standard of care for the residents at the sanctuary and we couldn’t do it without their commitment. But, just in…

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Training at ZoFo

Posted on: December 10th, 2018

Last month, our sanctuary manager, Anna, attended a week long course at the Denver Zoo titled, “Animal Training Applications in Zoo and Aquarium Settings.” Taught by experienced animal training professionals, participants learned about the history, theories, and skills necessary to train animals in a captive facility. After participating in the course, Anna returned to ZoFo…

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Day to Day at the Sanctuary

Posted on: November 2nd, 2018

Have you ever visited an animal sanctuary and wondered how the day-to-day looks? Well, wonder no more! Our staff is happy to share with you everything, both rewarding and tough, that goes into making sure our animals are given the best life! For now, here is a brief introduction! Our staff is present every day…

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The Camels that Started it All!

Posted on: September 2nd, 2018

From orphaned babies to sanctuary kings, camel buddies Chewie and Han Solo are two of our largest and most popular residents at the Zoology Foundation’s sanctuary. Chewie arrived at the sanctuary after he was listed on Craigslist, thus making him the first official resident of the Zoology Foundation’s sanctuary. Soon after, Han Solo was found…

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Welcome to Zofo!

Posted on: June 2nd, 2018

Welcome to the Zoology Foundation at Crooked Willow Farms! We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit animal sanctuary that also provides education on animal welfare and funding to rescue organizations. Starting now, we’re excited to take you inside our organization where you can learn about the animals and their stories, and what it takes to run an…

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