by Cheryl Frederick
Author C. Frederick has a master’s in biology and a doctorate in animal behavior. Her childhood fascination with backyard frogs and monkeys at the local zoo turned into a series of animal-themed careers. She worked as a caretaker, researcher, and conservationist at accredited zoos before becoming a college professor teaching classes in animal behavior and related topics. She currently enjoys working with the Center for Wildlife Studies as a field biologist and co-Principal Investigator for the Maine Wood Turtle Project.