This week we are very fortunate to speak with Rick Schwartz from San Diego Zoo Global. We spend a wonderful time talking about animal conservation, the hard work San Diego Zoo Global is doing for animals worldwide and how we can reach the masses with our conservation messages. Below was taken from the San Diego Zoo global website found HERE.
In addition, be sure to visit San Diego Zoo’s Global Conservation Website endextinction.org
Animal Ambassador and Conservation Advocate
Rick Schwartz is on a mission to help connect people to nature and inspire them to be good stewards of the environment, both locally and globally. A graduate of Moorpark College Exotic Animal Training & Management, Rick has held positions with Guide Dogs for the Blind and with the San Diego Zoo as an Animal Care Supervisor and Senior Zoo Keeper. Today Rick is San Diego Zoo’s Animal Ambassador and travels around the world visiting conservation efforts and representing the San Diego Zoo and the Zoo Safari Park. He makes regular appearances with animals on television shows such as Good Morning America, NBC’s Today Show, late night talk shows and other family focused programs. Rick is also the host of San Diego Zoo Kids a dedicated television channel providing 24 hour educational content for Children’s Hospitals across America.
San Diego Zoo Global’s Mission: To End Extinction
Working in 52 countries on 6 continents, San Diego Zoo Global is an international conservation nonprofit collaborating with nearly 400 partners to save wildlife from extinction.
With more than 100 years of expertise and resources from the world-famous San Diego Zoo, San Diego Zoo Safari Park, San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research, and field stations around the globe, we are uniquely positioned to save species worldwide. We just need you.
Your donation to the San Diego Zoo Global Wildlife Conservancy directly supports critical conservation efforts.