A Day in the Life of a Mammalogist

There are a lot of great jobs in Alaska.

But Amber Stevens has one of the best. Just don’t try to shake her hand – it’s probably covered in fish slime.

As a mammalogist at the Sea Life Center in Seward, Stevens spends her days with sea lions and seals, feeding and training them.

Photo and Story by Annie Feidt, APRN – Anchorage

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Woody downs a fish from his trainer, Amber Stevens.

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