Building a Biology Career Working With Wild African Lions - Alayne Cotterill

In Chapter 5 of 13 in her 2010 interview with Capture Your Flag Host Erik Michielsen, wildlife biologist Alayne Cotterill discusses her career development working with wild African lions. To date, Cotterill has tracked and captured nearly 200 lions in her conservation efforts. By studying and tracking lions, Cotterill learns to focus in the moment and channel the resulting intensity into performance. The experience aggregation resulting from her consistent efforts also create learning moments and opportunities that propel her career forward. Learn more about Alayne's work at