Wonders of Wildlife – Encountering Extinction

Dr. Benji Alcantar, MVZ,  is coming to Wildlife Images to speak at 5 p.m. on Sept. 11 in our ongoing lecture series Wonders of Wildlife. He is  a consulting veterinarian to Wildlife Images and the Head Veterinarian at Wildlife Safari in Winston, Oregon.

Dr. Benji, as he is known, specializes in exotic animals and species conservation breeding. Wildlife Safari boasts a world-renowned cheetah breeding program and works with facilities across the country to ensure species not only survive in the wild, but thrive. Dr. Benji  will share 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.

Dr. Benji will dispel myths around zoological breeding and share some of the amazing developments that help prevent species from encountering extinction.

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