Animal Care Intern, Boston, MA - December 7, 2017
Daily activities ranged from exhibit maintenance to diet preparation. Lectures on various aspects of animal husbandry were usually offered once or twice a week. The staff is absolutely incredible and the atmosphere is just right for the type of work you are doing. Keepers are willing to take the time out of their day to explain to you different reasons behind what they are doing. My independent project was definitely a highlight because I was able to design and conduct an ethogram on the giant anteater and work with keepers to develop means of reducing stereotypies.