No matter how exhausting a job can be, we'll usually find there's at least one part of it that comes as a pleasant surprise.
Maybe a mysterious customer just left a life-changing amount of money as a tip. Maybe you have to make a delivery in a gorgeous part of your city that you've never seen before. Maybe you write an article that takes you down a fascinating and improbable rabbit hole.
And while I must admit I've never been a zookeeper, it seems like a pretty safe bet that the strongest moments of bliss come when a rare animal is born.
Last week, that's the kind of adorable milestone that graced one German zoo.