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It is a truth universally acknowledged that a single man in possession of a cursed talisman must be in want of a hex reversal.
— Cecil

"Zookeeper" is the 95th episode of Welcome to Night Vale. It was released on October 1, 2016.


Zookeeper Joanna Rey brings some animals to the studio. Plus, an update on Old Woman Josie, dragons in town, and a look at traffic.

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  • In episode 5 Cecil reports the increasing problems in the tarantula community, including illiteracy. One program to remedy this was called “Teach a Spider to Read – Stop the Madness.”


Want to feel old? People born in 2014 have already graduated college, don’t know what a trombone is, and are all named after gourds.
— Proverb


  • This episode's proverb is re-used from episode 88, Things Fall Apart
  • There is a post-proverb audio clip of Joanna growling and snarling, and then giggling.