BethAnn Mayberry spends 24/7 of her life
involved with either Education or Animals...
Her animals are her life. They all live
with her in her home and are her babies.
(Hence why we don't have a "Critters 2 Go Zoo"
that you can come visit... we don't want
tourists walking around our livingroom while
we sort the laundry or clean cages. Though,
if you have a valid concern about the welfare
of our animals, we can arrange a visit to our
home so you can be sure they are being cared for like they deserve!) Rare are the moments when her sugar gliders, Lilo and Nani are not Likewise, her prickly baby hedgehog, Tess LaRue, might be tucked in her lap while the tree frogs chirp in the background. It is a bit like living in a zoo! (and made the Dean's List) until an injury got in the way. Although she never completed and therefore is not a certified Vet Tech, the knowledge and experience has helped her in the care of her own animals, many of which are rescues or have In her spare time (Spare time? With 25+ exotic pets in your care? WHAT'S THAT?! HA!), column to help people make better, more
educated choices in the care of their exotic pets.
Teaching preschool and substituting for elementary to
secondary for over 10 years gave her a good grasp of how
much she loved various subjects from science to art to
literature, but teaching day camps, after-school
an undeniable love of kids AND animals TOGETHER! She
continues to work in their Education Department and love
every minute... or at least 97% of them. ;)
and often brings "special guests" from Critters 2 Go with
her when the story calls for it (like sugar gliders for
But BethAnn doesn't just love HER animals, she loves them ALL!
And so she is pretty excited to meet animals all over the world.
To see her "Critter Bucket List" of all the animals she has met
and interacted with in her travels, click the bucket! (just don't KICK the bucket!