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Sedgwick County Zoo Names New Executive Director

Sedgwick County Zoo

The Sedgwick County Zoo has selected a new executive director.

Jeff Ettling was most recently the curator of herpetology at the Saint Louis Zoo. He served in the same role at the Sedgwick County Zoo from 1991-1995.

Ettling has 29 years of experience, including in zoo curating and management. He is also a professional fellow with the Association of Zoos and Aquariums.

Ettling replaces Mark Reed, who headed the Sedgwick County Zoo for 37 years. Reed retired at the end of 2016.


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