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Using ultrasounds, inspecting tentacles, and making protective vests for penguins is all in a day’s work for aquatic biologist Pamela Schaller Hughes. Learn how she designs aquarium exhibits for endangered African penguins and how she protects other amazing water creatures.
Episode filmed live at the 2010 World Science Festival in New York City. The full Cool Jobs program from that year can be viewed online.
Pamela Schaller is the primary biologist for a charismatic colony of African penguins and designed and implemented the first-ever penguin wetsuit, which helped a balding bird re-grow his feathers and stay warm.Read More