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Who is the Fancy Scientist?

I’m Dr. Stephanie Schuttler, an unconventional wildlife biologist, hence the name Fancy Scientist. From my 17 years in the field, I learned that science alone cannot save wildlife. We simply need more people to care. I started the Fancy Scientist blog to share my love of animals, conservation, and science to inspire and connect people to nature. I also help aspiring wildlife biologists navigate this crazy career after I’ve realized how little information is out there.

Who is the Fancy Scientist?

I’m Dr. Stephanie Schuttler, an unconventional wildlife biologist, hence the name Fancy Scientist. From my 17 years in the field, I learned that science alone cannot save wildlife. We simply need more people to care. I started the Fancy Scientist blog to share my love of animals, conservation, and science to inspire and connect people to nature. I also help aspiring wildlife biologists navigate this crazy career after I’ve realized how little information is out there.

Who is the Fancy Scientist?

I’m Dr. Stephanie Schuttler, an unconventional wildlife biologist, hence the name Fancy Scientist. From my 17 years in the field, I learned that science alone cannot save wildlife. We simply need more people to care. I started the Fancy Scientist blog to share my love of animals, conservation, and science to inspire and connect people to nature. I also help aspiring wildlife biologists navigate this crazy career after I’ve realized how little information is out there.

What Will You Find Here?

  • ● Educational information about wildlife and nature integrating real scientific research, not just facts and statistic
  • ●  Ways for you to connect with wildlife safely with little or no impact to animals
  • ●  Optimism! About conservation, the future of our planet, and yourself
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What Will You Find Here?

  • ● Educational information about wildlife and nature integrating real scientific research, not just facts and statistic
  • ●  Ways for you to connect with wildlife safely with little or no impact to animals
  • ●  Optimism! About conservation, the future of our planet, and yourself
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What Will You Find Here?

● Educational information about wildlife and nature integrating real scientific research, not just facts and statistic

● Ways for you to connect with wildlife safely with little or no impact to animals

●  Optimism! About conservation, the future of our planet, and yourself

●  Fun and easy ideas for kids (and everyone!) to go outside and explore

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Follow my travels all over the world for research and more. Meet fun animals, see interesting places, and learn about ethical wildlife tourism. 

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Helping People Learn

"I’ve been wanting a podcast about this for so long! Hearing of ways we can all contribute to the conservation of nature in a meaningful way is huge. If you hear about all the crazy stuff happening to animals but don’t know how to really make a difference, then this podcast is for you."

Alexia on the
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"Heard a fantastic presentation by Dr. Schuttler about mammals in our state's backyards just before seeing the premiere of Backyard Wilderness...The kids love their video docu movies and both were inspired by Dr. S."

Audience Member on Stephanie's Talks

"This book is full of great info about the field of wildlife biology, but also just life itself. All the practicality of a textbook guide, but it reads like sitting down with a friend and hearing their story. I wish I had this book to reference when I was just starting out in college, but still so useful now!"

Jessica on "Getting a Job in Wildlife Biology"

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