Get to know Our Rangers
Our knowledgeable and experienced rangers are all fully DBS checked and insured (public liability)
Donna has grown up with many different kinds of animals since birth and they are her greatest passion in life! She loves to make close bonds with all animals great and small and has much experience in taming, training and general animal care. Donna has centred this love and passion and created the UK's 1st ever pop in mini zoo, with it's main purpose being to provide a beautiful, safe environment for her beloved rescued animals, whilst enabling the public to be able to reconnect with and truly "get to know" animals as never done before!
Kelly grew up with many different types of animals including dogs, rabbits, rats, snakes & horses. Kelly loves animals, & adores them all, from the tiniest insect to big mammals! Kelly has previous experience of work with vulnerable people of all ages.
Ranger Ellie has worked with animals in Zoos for over ten years, covering all different species from big cats to safari animals plus many more. Ellie has a recognised certificate in animal management and behaviour. You will mainly see Ellie with the birds or reptiles due to her passion for these animals. Ellie will always serve you with a smile!
Ranger Regan has always grown up with lots of different animals. He has had a passion for animals and caring for animals since a young age. Regan loves to meet new animals and learn about how they live and how they need to be cared for and loves to learn how to bond with different animals. Regan plans to go into further education and gain a qualification in animal management
Ranger Emma has never known life without animals. Emma is a leader to a young farmer group and a Scout leader so she has worked with many different types of people. Emma has work experience in a veterinary service and has even shown and won at farming competitions. Emma also has a GCSE in photography and has an technical diploma in leadership. Emma's aim in life is to live surrounded by the animals she loves and adores.
Ranger Lily has been working with the GTKA family for over 4 years, gaining priceless experience and confidence around animals. She has worked with a range of creatures including; reptiles, fluffies, exotics, birds and insects. You will see Lily mainly with the reptiles, especially the snakes. Lily hopes to further her experience later on at university and continue to develop her career within her passion for animals!
Trainee Ranger Freya
Freya has grown up with a home full lots of different animals including birds, furries and exotics! She has previous work experience on farms and within zoos and is studying for her level 3 in animal management. Freya also aims to study veterinary nursing.