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    Lonni Pike

    Born and raised in Encinitas, Lonni grew up with salt water in her hair and flowers in her heart. The…

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    Robert Pike

    Born and raised in Southern California Robert has always been one for the spot light. While studying at Cal State…

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    Lauren Lee

    Lauren grew up in Singapore before moving back to her home base, San Diego, California. Her passion for nature and animals started at a…

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    Chris Laursen

    Medic Trainer for Anti-Poaching Units Chris Laursen is an Australian with a passion for helping those on the front line…

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    Steven Cardenas

    Steven graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry and Cell Biology from the University of California, San Diego. During…

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    Todd Schwenk

    Todd grew up in Michigan, spending most of his childhood in the woods and on the lake. This is where…

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    Weston Popichak

    Weston Popichak has worked with exotic animals for over 10 years; throughout  that time he has cared for African elephants,…

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    Elise Montanino

    Elise has been passionate about animals and conservation since she was a child. Growing up in Northern California, she recited…

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    Lauren Ayres

    Lauren Ayres Martinez was born in Missoula, Montana and raised there, Jackson, Wyoming and Hood River, Oregon. She holds a…

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    Macy Brown

    Macy grew up in Temecula, CA and has been working with animals her whole life.  Starting at 4 years old,…

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