Category Archives: Primate Behavior

Andrew Duong, Animal World and Snake Farm Zoo

Andrew Duong, Animal World and Snake Farm Zoo

My recent internship at Snake Farm (Animal World and Snake Farm Zoo) lasted from January to October of 2013. The experiences that were gained from interning at this facility are…

Sophia Moore - Austin Zoo

Sophie Moore, The Austin Zoo

During the summer of 2013 I interned at the Austin Zoo and Animal Sanctuary. There I learned much about the Zoo’s history, goals, daily routines, and all the efforts involved…

Vanessa Cowart, BFUSA Primate Sanctuary

Vanessa Cowart, Born Free USA Primate Sanctuary

The Born Free USA (BFUSA) Primate sanctuary, located in Cotulla, Texas on 186-acres of red soil, cactus, mesquite and sweet acacia is home to around 800 non-human primates, including around…

Laura Graves

Laura Graves, Michale E. Keeling Center for Comparative Medicine and Research

As part of my Master’s coursework, I conducted an internship at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center’s Michale E. Keeling Center for Comparative Medicine and Research (Keeling Center)…

cynomolgus macaque has been trained to voluntarily take medication

Nina Shanley, UT Michale E. Keeling Center for Comparative Medicine and Research

Primate work is notoriously difficult to come by so, by doing an internship I hoped to gain experience and references to ease my entrance into the field. Because of my…

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