Tails From Myakka City: LCF Women In Science – Meet Cait Flanagan


What is a day’s work for Cait Flanagan, Animal Care Technician at LCF’s Myakka City Lemur Reserve?

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A former student of one of LCF’s field training programs, she returned in 2012 to be a teacher assistant for the course. Right after the field school she began the Reserve’s husbandry internship and after two months joined the staff as Animal Care Specialist.

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Previously an intern for Zoo Atlanta, she cared for the zoo’s education program animals and conducted public encounters. She has a degree in anthropology with a focus on primatology from the University of West Georgia, where she also contributed to primate cognitive research projects.

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