Caring for Curious Creatures workshops
Caring for Curious Creatures workshops @ Montagu Bay Primary School
Mar 2 – Mar 3 all-day
These workshops focus on some of our more unusual animals, those which can prove a little tricky to care for. Attend one or both across the weekend. Day 1 9am-5pm Echidnas – covers a wide range of topics including anatomy, husbandry and rehabilitation. Dr Peggy Rismiller OAM was born in rural Ohio and received her Masters and PhD in Biology in Germany. She is an environmental physiologist and educator who has been studying the interactions of native living organisms and environmental cues on Kangaroo Island since 1988. In the past 30 years she has answered long standing questions about echidna biology, cared for many injured echidnas and hand reared innumerable puggles. She has the longest working relationship with individual echidnas in the wild. Peggy supervises undergraduate, graduate students and many volunteers. She works closely with the media, tourism, conservation groups, zoological gardens and the greater community. She is affiliated with...