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    Lauren Lee

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

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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 BS in Bio-Chemistry and Cell Biology from the University of California San Diego. During his academic…

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    Todd Schwenk

    Rhino Project Coordinator Todd grew up in Michigan, spending most of his childhood in the woods and on the lake. This…

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    Weston Popichak

     Conservation Officer & GCF Triathlete Weston Popichak has worked with exotic animals for over 10 years; throughout  that time he…

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    Elise Montanino

    Elephant Project Coordinator  Elise has been passionate about animals and conservation since she was a child. Growing up in Northern…

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    Lauren Ayres

     Pangolin Project Coordinator, USA Lauren Ayres Martinez was born in Missoula, Montana and raised there, Jackson, Wyoming and Hood River,…

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    Macy Brown

    Education Outreach Coordinator Macy grew up in Temecula, Ca and has been working with animals her whole life.  Starting at…

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    Jeff Littrell

    Director Jeff has always been fascinated with animals, the more exotic the better. From a young age nothing interested him…

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    Benjamin Smale

    Benjamin Smale is part of the Africa campaign. Since early Ben shared a deep compassion for nature and wildlife. At…

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