59 min

What rugby teaches about life, better zoos, and saving animals Zoo Logic

    • Natural Sciences

Few have had as long and impactful an animal career as Brad Andrews. Best known for his many years as Chief Zoological Officer for SeaWorld and Busch Gardens, he shares how lessons learned playing college rugby helped him oversee the display and care of the largest  terrestrial and aquatic animal collection in the world. The same lessons may just help us save more species from extinction. Today, he directs the American Humane Association’s (http://www.americanhumane.org) Humane Conservation certification program for zoological facilities.  
Plus an update by Rachel Garner (https://www.whyanimalsdothething.com) with information from NOAA’s public meetings following the news of ailing SRKW J50’s likely demise.

Few have had as long and impactful an animal career as Brad Andrews. Best known for his many years as Chief Zoological Officer for SeaWorld and Busch Gardens, he shares how lessons learned playing college rugby helped him oversee the display and care of the largest  terrestrial and aquatic animal collection in the world. The same lessons may just help us save more species from extinction. Today, he directs the American Humane Association’s (http://www.americanhumane.org) Humane Conservation certification program for zoological facilities.  
Plus an update by Rachel Garner (https://www.whyanimalsdothething.com) with information from NOAA’s public meetings following the news of ailing SRKW J50’s likely demise.

59 min