Meet the Manatee Experts

Meet Mrs. Susan Butler:

Hair: Brown

Eyes: Blue

Married: Yes

Kids: Yes, one boy age 9 and one girl age 6

University Graduated from:
University of Florida (BS - Wildlife Ecology)

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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