Walking Sharks, Flying Macaws, Mr. Chow, and a Beaver!

Walking Sharks, Flying Macaws, Mr. Chow, and a Beaver!

One of the best parts of my job while working with animals is the unpredictable nature of the game. There’s no telling which animals I’ll be working with in the near future or the ones I’ll unexpectedly run into. A few examples include the walking sharks, money collecting parrots, The Today Show, actor Ken Jeong, and

A Feathered February

A Feathered February

Birds have grown on me. They used to be my least favorite group of animals, now (over time) they have become one of my favorites. Living in a rural area along the Snake River, I’m surrounded by them 24/7. (As I write this blog, I’m staring straight ahead at the river, counting various river coots,

Sloths, Skinks, 'Today Show' & 'Late Night'

Sloths, Skinks, 'Today Show' & 'Late Night'

The end of this year will mark my 13-year anniversary working with animals on television. If I told you that journey was easy, I'd be lying. For years I toured the country, spoke to various audiences, and volunteered at any chance to share my passion of animals on television- Most of the time in very small markets, where I'm assuming the viewership wasn't more than a few dozen.