About Rebecca Harvey
Rebecca Harvey is a Wildlife Biologist, Zookeeper, Rescuer, Researcher, and Educator.
Rebecca received her B.S. Degree in Organismal Biology (formerly called Zoology), from California State University Long Beach in May 2015. Her studies emphasized Wildlife Conservation, along with Reptile and Mammal Research.
Currently job hunting for her new career, Rebecca has over ten years of animal experience with a large variety of animals.
Having Spent the Spring 2015 doing Howler Monkey research in Costa Rica, Summer of 2015 doing Crocodile research in Australia, and the Winter of 2015-2016 as a Seasonal Reindeer Keeper for Los Angeles Zoo. Rebecca is now seeking a permanent career home. Always up for adventure and willing to relocate.
A long time volunteer Zookeeper at LA Zoo, specializing in Primates and Mammals, she has worked with everything from tiny Capuchin Monkeys up to Gorillas. Her favorites are Gibbons and their louder counterparts, Siamangs. She has also specialized in Australian animals. Always willing to help out where needed, she has worked with the majority of the zoos species at one time or another.
Rebecca is commonly called upon for local wildlife, rescues, rehabilitations, and releases. Her most common rescues are Virginia Opossums. She happily helps any animal in need even if that just means transporting them to the proper rescue center.
For her senior year in college Rebecca was privileged to conduct her own research on Mantled Howler Monkey's in Costa Rica. She researched how much space was needed between different monkey troops that shared the same habitat to determine how many troops each habitat could sustainably hold.
During her internship at The Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach, Rebecca worked educating school children and the general public about the importance of the Earth's Oceans and it's inhabitants.
Rebecca worked in three research labs during her time at CSULB. Studying the evolutionary changes in Drosophila, California Coastal Wetland Restoration, and Lizard Evolutionary Research. She worked both in lab and field environments.
In 2007 Rebecca established Remember Wildlife providing free educational programs to those who could not afford to bring in other experts. Remember Wildlife's website is dedicated to providing easy information that people can use to better the world of animals; share Rebecca's experiences, and fund-raise for organizations in need.
Rebecca has worked with many wildlife organizations both in Oregon and California over the years. A large portion of this was spent working with non-releasable California Wildlife and confiscated illegal exotic pets. From Birds Of Prey to Mountain Lions to Rattlesnakes, she has years of hands on knowledge and experience with a large variety of exotic and domestic species.
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