Presented by Shiv Shukla, Shiv earned his B.S. in Environmental Science with a minor in Biology from the University of South Florida in 2021. Now, he is a M.S. candidate and researcher at USF in the lab of Dr. Sean Doody, where his research revolves around the intersection of conservation biology and disease ecology, specifically as it pertains to ophidiomycosis in native snake populations. At TBBF, he is a lead reptile curator, and his favorite animal ambassador is Brooks! In his free time, he enjoys hiking, rock climbing, kayaking, playing/watching cricket, and cooking.