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17Sep 18

Working with exotic animals in South Africa

Canadian college student Brittney Hein hopes to be a veterinarian someday. In 2018, she had a chance not many students get. She traveled to South Africa to work with animals there. Hein spent two weeks at a wildlife center. She helped feed cheetahs and foxes, porcupines and African wild dogs.…

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29Aug 17

Stephanie Natt has most dangerous job at Utah’s Hogle Zoo

As the lead keeper of wild cats at Utah's Hogle Zoo, Stephanie Natt frequently has to answer a lot of questions from interested people. Her exotic and dangerous job is fascinating to outsiders, but it's the only career Natt has known. She has worked at the zoo in some capacity…

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