Episode #11

The Zoo is home to a diverse collection of wildlife, including some that you can find in your own backyard. What’s it like to work with birds, reptiles and mammals from right here in Maryland? Kyle Baumgartner is the Area Manager for Maryland Wilderness and in this episode of Off Exhibit this Midwesterner shares his love of Mid-atlantic wildlife. Kyle has a special passion for amphibians and reptiles including Eastern hellbenders, a species of giant salamanders native to Western Maryland. Find out what he and his team experience working behind-the-scenes with a wide variety of local wildlife.

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Off Exhibit is a podcast featuring in-depth discussions with animal professionals and wildlife experts from behind-the-scenes at the Maryland Zoo. Subscribe via iTunes, Android, or RSS. New episodes uploaded on Wednesdays.