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Petting zoos at the office are the latest perk for stressed-out employees

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December 1, 2017View for printing

Chris Delaney typically unwinds from his job at Discovery Communications by taking leisurely weekend drives or flipping through stacks of vinyl at used record stores. But on a recent midweek afternoon, the broadcast ingest operator was releasing his stress -- right there at work -- by stroking a bearded dragon, a household lizard with thankfully inert spikes.

"He's very mellow," Delaney said of the coldblooded creature resting on his lap. "Applying a warm hand puts this guy in a good mood."

By Andrea Sachs ... 8723be6a3ef

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Possible Montana "petting zoo" to comfort while also keeping your staff on their toes:

Bull Elk


Mountain Lion


all fully grown.


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