My job: Nurse Hellbender
Real title: Licensed Veterinary Technician
Education: Northern Virginia Community College Veterinary Technology Program, 2004
How I help save sallies: I collect blood samples and skin swabs from the zoo’s hellbenders for Kim’s climate change study.
Best salamander story: How many people can say they’ve been pee’d on by a hellbender?? I can! Such an amazing species. I’m so glad to be helping!