North and South East Asia Region

Chiba Zoological Park

Lion Keeper

President of JZAE

Hiroyuki “Hiro” Takahashi is the president of Japanese Zoo and Aquarium Educators (JZAE) since 2013 and a lion keeper since March 2016.

He has experienced as an ungulate keeper, a primate keeper and children’s zoo keeper before.

After completing a bachelor degree in zoology, he has been an animal registrar at Chiba Zoo, while also completing a M.Ed. in zoo environmental education in 1999. His major interest lies in the conservation education at the zoo for the public.

October 2017 – Present ย ย ย ย  Regional Representative (North & East Asia)

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