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Captive Elephant Management: Interview with Knoxville Zoo’s Curator of Elephants
Whether an organization permits free or protected contact training of elephants, operant conditioning through positive reinforcement can still serve as the basis for behavioral training. I asked my colleague, Jim Naelitz, th...
2013-04-23   Knoxville, United States Category: zoo

Knoxville Zoo: elephant keeper
Knoxville Zoo 1.2 currently houses African elephants and we are looking for an Elephant Keeper with 2+ years of experience. This person is responsible for a wide variety of tasks involving the husbandry of several area specie...
2012-11-13   Knoxville, United States Category: job

Knoxville Zoo facing fines related to elephant keeper Stephanie James death
The Knoxville Zoo has been fined more than $12,000 dollars after an inspection by TOSHA following the death of an elephant trainer. Stephanie James was killed in January when Edie, an 8500 pound African elephant, pushed her i...
2011-06-07   Knoxville, United States Category: zoo

Zoo fighting fines related to elephant keeper's death
The Knoxville Zoo is fighting the citations and fines imposed upon them by the Tennesssee Occupational Safety and Health Administration (TOSHA) after the death of a worker. In January, elephant keeper Stephanie James was kill...
2011-06-07   Knoxville, United States Category: zoo

Zoo panel rules death of elephant keeper accidental
The Jan. 14 death of Stephanie James, the Knoxville Zoo keeper who died after being pushed by female elephant Edie, was accidental, a review panel has found. The zoo also announced Thursday that Edie and its other female elep...
2011-03-25   Knoxville, United States Category: zoo

Report: Elephant’s fatal attack on Knoxville Zoo handler was ‘intentional’
The elephant that killed its handler at the Knoxville Zoo last month apparently committed an “intentional” attack without provocation, according to a state report released today. Zoo officials say that’s a conclusion wi...
2011-02-15   Knoxville, United States Category: conflict

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