BY KIM HUDSON via https://www.cbsnews.com/
Dr. Jo-Elle Mogerman started her new job as the first woman and first Black president and CEO of the Philadelphia Zoo Monday.
Mogerman remembered the strict rules her parents set when she was a child wanting an animadl at home. The South Chicago native was just like the dozens of kids walking the paths and only seeing certain animals while on a field trip to the zoo.
Those field trips were transformational for her when she was a student. Instead of quick visits, she created a career caring for and teaching about her favorite creatures.
“Growing up, my favorite animal – and my favorite animal …