Meet the Manatee Experts
Meet Mrs. Susan Butler:
Kids: Yes, one boy age 9 and one girl age 6
University Graduated from:
Job Title: Wildlife Biologist
Employer: U.S. Geological Survey - Biological Resources Division - Sirenia Project
How long on job: 5 years
What my job is: Mostly building the tags and belts for monitoring individual manatees.
What I like best about my job: The contact with the manatees. Being able to get in the water and work with them.
What don't like most about my job: All the paperwork!
What kids would have to study in school to get a job like mine: Science and math. Also, be very interested in the world around you.
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