Saturday, July 21, 2012

Vintage Zookeeper--Bronx 1954

Helen Delaney Martini, the Bronx Zoo's first female zookeeper raised 27 tiger cubs.  Before Helen arrived, no tiger cubs had ever survived.

1 comment:

Mary Ann Appelian said...

I was a young child when my parents brought me to the Bronx Zoo. I remember this woman in the cage with the "big cats". It is one of my most vivid memories of the zoo ! I only found her mentioned online now !