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Lonnie McCaskill

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Zoological Manager

Disney's Animal Kingdom
Phone: (407) ***-****  
Local Address:  Bay Lake , Florida , United States
The Walt Disney Company
500 South Buena Vista St
Burbank , California 91521
United States

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Employment History

  • Co Chair for East and Southeast Asia
    IUCN Crocodile Specialist Group
  • General Curator
    Central Florida Zoological Park and Botanical Garden
  • Annual Conference Chair
    TSA Annual Meeting
  • Board of Directors and Animal Management Committee

Board Memberships and Affiliations

18 Total References
Web References
Board of Directors | Turtle Survival Alliance (TSA), 25 Jan 2015 [cached]
Lonnie McCaskill
Lonnie McCaskill has spent a lifetime working with tortoises and crocodilians, starting as a Junior High school volunteer in the Dallas Zoo, moving to the White Oak Conservation Center and currently working as a Zoological Manager at Disney's Animal Kingdom. Lonnie was part of the opening team for Animal Kingdom and was instrumental in the animal transport, husbandry, and training for the Primate and Ituri areas of the park. He also serves on the Steering Committee of the AZA Crocodile Advisory Group and as a member of the IUCN Crocodile Specialist Group. Lonnie has been involved with the TSA since its inception in 2001 and has served as the annual Conference Chair for every TSA Annual Meeting. He has participated on several TSA missions to Asia to help build and design breeding facilities and triage confiscated group of turtles and tortoises at the Yadandabon Zoo in Myanmar. In addition, Lonnie owns and operates Expedition Cargo, a socially-conscious business that imports cultural art, artifacts, textiles and other distinctive items for the private collector, home decorator and business.
According to TSA board member ..., 24 Nov 2014 [cached]
According to TSA board member Lonnie McCaskill, who has worked with Santram, "[He] is an integral part of most of the field operations for TSA India projects.
Biography  - Lonnie McCaskill, 20 Feb 2006 [cached]
Biography - Lonnie McCaskill
Lonnie McCaskill has been keeping tortoises and other reptiles privately for over 35 years.Born and raised in Dallas Texas he worked at the Dallas Zoo for 10 years in both the mammal and reptile departments.From there he moved to Florida where he worked at White Oak Conservation Center before being hired at Disney's Animal Kingdom as a Zoological Manager in 1997.
Working with mostly mammal species he is also involved with crocodilians and their conservation.Sitting on the AZA Crocodile Advisory Group steering committee and volunteers with Florida Fish and Wildlife doing alligator survey work and participates in the annual alligator egg collection that supports the alligator farming industry.
Lonnie attended the first gathering in Fort Worth when the TSA was born and has participated every since.He maintains a number of tortoise species at home.When not at work or caring for his home collection he is an avid fisherman and plant enthusiast focusing on the weird and unique species such as palms, cycads, aloes and cactus.
by Lonnie McCaskill on April ..., 11 April 2014 [cached]
by Lonnie McCaskill on April 11, 2014
TSA Board Member Lonnie McCaskill dedicates a significant amount of his personal time to serving as mentor to the incredibly hard-working TSA India team.
Home - Turtle & Tortoise Club of Florida, 17 June 2014 [cached]
The guest speaker for the June meeting will be Lonnie McCaskill. Lonnie is on the board of directors for the Turtle Survival Alliance and has coordinated several turtle conservation projects in Cambodia and Myanmar. He is presently involved and coordinates conservation efforts for the turtles and tortoises of India. He will be speaking about the Chinese food markets and the TSA's role in saving endangered species as a result of these food markets. Many species of chelonians have become endangered as a result of these markets.
September 13th - Lonnie McCaskill, speaking about Turtle Survival Alliance India
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