Gerry Creighton from the TV show - The Zoo
The Sunday Show
Sunday, 3 December 2023 - 42 minutes
On this episode we chat to Gerry Creighton from the hugely popular TV show - The Zoo.
People have been enchanted by elephants for centuries. For Gerry, this fascination began at an early age; his father was a keeper at Dublin Zoo and instilled in him a love and respect for animals. Gerry followed his father and joined the zoo at 15, where he would spend the next 36 years observing, studying and caring for elephants.
Raised by the Zoo tells the story of Gerry’s life in service to the many animals at Dublin Zoo – Filled with a lively cast of the zoo’s inhabitants – including Lucy the Chimp and Upali the Elephant. Gerry tells us about a pivotal period in Dublin Zoo’s history and underscores the importance of environmental conservation efforts around the world.