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Corina Newsome, Ambassador Animal Keeper

    Before science educator and birder Corina Newsome was a biology grad student at Georgia Southern University, she was working with turkey vultures and binturongs as an Ambassador Animal Keeper at the Nashville Zoo.

    Learn more about her role as an educator, as well as how she got into wildlife as a kid—watching city slugs—in the video above. Then find Newsome on Twitter and on her site.

    Zookeeper Corina Newsome at work
    Corina Newsome and unnamed co-worker with a binturong
    The clip is from the conservation and religion-focused film Behold the Earth.

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