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Jordan Veasley

Exhibit Attendant

Woodland Park Zoo

May 2010 – Present (3 years 4 months) Seattle, WA

• Oversee the public areas of various exhibits and interpretation for guests
• Provide routine care and observation of animals, as assigned
• Knowledge of browse
• Monitor the public, animals, buildings, and exhibit areas when keepers have left the work area

Volunteer Experience & Causes

Contact Area Volunteer

Woodland Park Zoo

June 2002 – September 2002 (4 months)Animal Welfare

Educated zoo visitors about the farm animals in the zoo, and maintained orderly conduct within
the free contact area
Responsibilities included
• Shifting animals
• Cleaning
• Feeding

ZooCorps Volunteer

Woodland Park Zoo

June 2003 – August 2007 (4 years 3 months)Animal Welfare

Educated zoo visitors about wildlife, animals
in the zoo, and about conservation programs
Responsibilities included
• Lead discussions with ZooCorps peers about zoo animals to increase group knowledge
• Answer questions for zoo visitors about zoo animals, specifically at the Raptor Yard, Butterflies in Bloom, Bug World, as well as
the Family Farm

Animal Care/Management Intern

Woodland Park Zoo

October 2011 – May 2012 (8 months)Animal Welfare

College senior project: environmental enrichment for captive Komodo dragons
Responsibilities included
• Data recording
• Research
• Identify individuals and their personalities
• Make observations of changes in behavior and activity levels
• Share data/analysis with the Komodo dragon keeper as well as the School of Environmental and Forest Sciences of the U.W.
• Execute experiments

Asia Forest Sanctuary Intern

Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium

June 2012 – September 2012 (4 months)Animal Welfare

Worked with Asian small clawed otters, Clouded Leopards, Indian-Crested Porcupines, Lowland Anoa, Malayan Tapir, White-Cheeked Gibbons, Siamangs, and Sumatran Tigers.
Responsibilities included
• Animal husbandry: cleaning and maintaining exhibits and holding areas
• Nutrition/diet preparation: feeding techniques
• Animal enrichment: designing and construction of new enrichment, implementation,...

Assistant Prresenter/Field Assistant

Global Insular Conservation Society

October 2012 – Present (11 months)Education

Assist in socializing reptiles such as snakes, bearded dragons, and geckos.
Responsibilities include
• Caretaking
• Recording data/measurements
• Assisting with school presentations for educational purposes