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Unleashed | Out of the office and into the penguin enclosure

Being a zoo keeper for a day is less scary than preparing for a Lexcel ?audit, says Russell Conway, and taking a break from work will do you good

28 May 2012

Shovelling zebra dung is not ?something most people would pay to do. However, my wife (with my best interests at heart) paid a considerable sum to London Zoo so that I could be a zoo keeper for the day. The thinking being that last year I had only taken about seven days holiday and this year was another where ?I was spending simply too much time in ?the office.

Knowing me rather well (she is my wife) she knew that I would never be able to resist a day out at the zoo, and, while Cosmo was strictly banned, there were many other creatures to keep me entertained. Such as the giant anteater who gets his very long nose ext...

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