Episode #15

It’s an extremely challenging job, but it can also be deeply rewarding. What’s it like to be a veterinarian in a modern Zoo? Dr. Ellen Bronson, Maryland Zoo Senior Veterinarian shares why she chose a career in veterinary medicine. Learn what it takes to become a vet in a Zoo setting and how this competitive field has changed and evolved over the years. Plus, discover the many roles and responsibilities of a veterinarian and vet team beyond just caring for sick animals. It’s an eye-opening look behind-the-scenes of life for one of the most passionate professions dedicated to wildlife conservation.

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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.