Andrew Steiger

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Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia

Andrew Steiger is a teacher-naturalist at the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia where he develops and teaches lessons about animals, plants, geology, and conservation to scouts, school groups, and the public. Previously he worked in the Treehouse at the Philadelphia Zoo where he used the zoo's live education animal collection to teach lessons, created games and activities for the public, and worked with the zoo's Explorer Troop. Presently he works with a collection of over 100 live animal ambassadors and assists in their training programs. He has written plays on ecological themes for the Philadelphia Zoo and the NJ State Aquarium's museum theatre corps and as Wild Will White he writes a weekly animal column for the Philadelphia Evening Bulletin.