Seneca Park Zoo
Familiarize an academically qualified, pre-veterinary college student with exotic animal medicine and conservation by:
Completing a retrospective or cross-sectional research project jointly identified between the student and Dr. Wyatt (10 hours per week). Assisting and observing the veterinary staff with implementation of the Zoo's preventive medicine program including clinical rounds, chemical immobilizations, quarantine procedures, necropsies, diagnostic techniques and surgeries (20 hours per week). Rotating through all of the Zoo's animal care areas and learning husbandry practices for and normal behavior of animals including marine mammals, penguins, primates, elephants, carnivores, birds and reptiles (10 hours per week).