How Ecology Masters Degree Helps Wildlife Biologist Research Career - Alayne Cotterill

In Chapter 9 of 13 in her 2010 interview with Capture Your Flag Host Erik Michielsen, wildlife biologist Alayne Cotterill shares how a short research project studying rotting skulls in Zimbabwe led her to leave a tourism career for a masters degree graduate program focused on research. Studying at the University of Zimbabwe Tropical Resource Ecology Department, Cotterill expands her scope of work beyond human wildlife conflict to include large carnivore behavior and ecology as well as endangered species conservation and wildlife economics. Learn more about Alayne's work at