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Karen Jarvis

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Karen Jarvis is the N.C. Zoo’s Animal records specialist.  She is responsible for the animal record keeping function, records management, animal shipping, wildlife permit procurement and related reporting requirements and legal compliance.  Karen has been an active member of the Zoological Registrars Association (ZRA) since 2008.  Karen serves on the Membership Services and Marketing and Public Relations committees for the ZRA.

Karen, who has worked at the NC Zoo for more than 20 years, received the 2012 Governor’s Award for Excellence in the public service category for her volunteer work in the community.  The public service award is presented annually by the governor to individuals who made “outstanding contributions by participating in or implementing community and public service projects.”

Karen was born in High Point, NC and currently resides in Asheboro, North Carolina with her husband Rick.  She graduated with an Associate Degree in Business Administration from Randolph Community College.  She enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

To contact Karen Jarvis:

By Phone

 1.800.488.0444 or 336-879-7606

By Email

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North Carolina Zoo
4401 Zoo Parkway
Asheboro, North Carolina