QUICK BITES: The job description is clear: candidates must be friendly, able to navigate wobbly surfaces, and devoted to toys. Can’t make the cut? Kirsten Fulk’s got a place for you.
QUICK BITES: Why would anyone use a Super Soaker to flush the stomach of a 12-foot-long wild crocodile? Dr. Maria Tellez, aka the "Croc Doc," enlightens us.
QUICK BITES: Well, Dr. Cheryl Knott, "urine" luck...analyzing orangutan waste does produce a wealth of valuable information about these endangered animals.
QUICK BITES: Professional animal trainer Barbara Heidenreich shares her experience helping orphaned orangutans in Indonesia, while improv comedians relate their own experiences training animals. Who’s telling the truth?
QUICK BITES: Don’t let those big black eyes fool you…these cigar-shaped marine mammals can be feisty! CIMWI animal care coordinator Jennifer Levine shares some tricks of the rescue trade.
QUICK BITES: Even big cats need baby steps to take their medicine. Globe-trotting animal trainer Barbara Heidenreich uses food to make routine health care a comfortable experience.