Episode #79: Zookeeper Bryan

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In this episode, I speak with Zookeeper Bryan, a keeper at the Phoenix Zoo. A graduate from the Exotic Animal Training and Management Program at Moorpark College in California, we discuss his experience training a variety of different animals including a lion, baboon, and a Blue Crane! We then discuss his first zoo job working at Zoo Montana. Other topics include zoo critics, animals in captivity, and how zoos are helping to save wild animals.

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Episode #70: The Large Carnivore Scientist

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In this episode, I interview Dr. Nick Pilfold, a large carnivore scientist for The San Diego Zoo. Nick studies big cats and bears all around the world. Topics include black leopards, wild dogs, and polar bears!

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Episode #51: Aussie Keeper Chat

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In this episode, I interview Brandon and Dan, both keepers at the Australian Reptile Park. We discuss their early beginnings including their time working at the Australia Zoo alongside the Irwin’s. Other topics include close encounters with crocodiles, cuddling koalas, and walking Komodo Dragons!

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