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Wonders of Wildlife: Encountering Extinction
April 6 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dr. Benji Alcantar, MVZ, is a consulting veterinarian to Wildlife Images and the Head Veterinarian at Wildlife Safari in Winston, Oregon. He specializes in exotic animals and species conservation breeding. Wildlife Safari boasts a world renowned cheetah breeding program and works with facilities around the country to ensure species not only survive in the wild, but thrive. Dr. Benji, as he is referred to, shares his expertise on how species breeding can not only bring a species back from brink of extinction but also provide genetic diversity which is vital to the species survival in the future. Benji will dispel myths around zoological breeding and share some of the amazing developments that prevented species from encountering extinction.
Saturday, September 11, 5:00 – Encountering Extinction
Dr. Benji Alcantar, MVZ, Zoo Veterinarian/Species Conservation Breeding Specialist