Joan Embery

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Joan Embery
Joan  Embery
Joan Embery and elephant Carol
Personal details
Country United States

Title conservationist 1972-
Location at San Diego Zoo Safari Park in United States

Title elephant trainer-1972
Location at San Diego Zoo in United States

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Joan Embery , zoo conservationist in United States

Born 1949-06-01 in United States .

Joan Marie Embery (born June 1, 1949, in San Diego, California, United States) is an American animal and environmental advocate. She was a Trustee of the Morris Animal Foundation, a professional Fellow of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, a member of the Advisory Board of the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine's Wildlife Health Center, and a founding member the American Association of Zoo Keepers. The goodwill ambassador to the San Diego Zoo''s Zoological Society of San Diego for 32 years, she has hosted educational series Animal Express, Animals of Africa, Baby Panda, and Challenge to Wildlife Specials for Public Broadcasting. She has raised awareness of animals and wildlife Conservation through her books, tours, projects, and appearances on television shows, including talk shows.

In addition to being an environmental advocate, Embery is a skilled horsewoman who has won many awards, and Joan Embery taught Carol (elephant) to paint herself, while the calf was in the San Diego Zoo's children's zoo.

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Koehl, Dan, (2024). conservationist Joan Embery in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 24 April 2024 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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