Animal Trainer, Animal Programs Department
Christine Behringer is an animal trainer in the Animal Programs Department, working with the Aquarium’s ambassador bird and reptiles. She began working there in 2013, with previous experience in educational outreach. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Zoology and is a graduate of the Exotic Animal Training and Management Program at Moorpark College. She has worked with a variety of species of birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians and invertebrates. Christine is passionate about conservation efforts and has worked in captive rearing programs for endangered butterflies. She also interned with the International Crane Foundation, assisting with the care of their captive cranes and the costume rearing of whooping crane chicks for eventual release.