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Capt. Tut's Pirate Parrots
What veterinary pros say about Capt. Tut
"Tut has been active in his profession by serving on the Program Advisory Committee here at the Saint Petersburg Junior College and also as an officer of the Florida Veterinary Technician Association.TuT is very dedicated to animals and to his profession, and is ethical beyond any question.
has demonstrated a real devotion to his
chosen field of avian medicine.
has proven to be a valuable asset to our program as an inspiration model for others to follow in their love of birds."
Just who is Capt. TuT?
Capt. Tut is also a Veterinary Nutritional Advisor and Consultant in small animal and clinical nutrition.
is graduate of Steve Martin's Natural Encounters Bird Training & Show Production for Professionals.
Natural Encounters handles and trains birds for Disney's Animal Kingdom.
has worked with birds in many different aspects for over 35 years.
While working as a diver on the Pinellas County Artificial Reef Program, his
Blue & Gold Macaw, Sally, would travel with him out to the reefs every day by boat, sitting on the anchor.
was later offered a position of Assistant Zoo Director with Sunken Gardens
In this capacity he
was responsible for the well being of birds and animals in the park.
also developed the famous "Pirate Parrot Show", a tradition he
continues to this day.
Since graduating from St. Petersburg College Veterinary Technology Program, he has worked as a veterinary technician in two veterinary hospitals specializing in avian care.
is also presently, a member of the Veterinary Technology Advisory Committee at St. Petersburg College
Capt. Tut is the owner / trainer of Silly Willy, a Rainbow Lori who stared as Hulk Hogan's bird buddy Deep Six in the movie "McCinsey's Island".
has also co-hosted the national radio show, Talkin' Pets.