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zookeeper

Jay Dale Haight, American zookeeper. Recipient Excellence in Journalism award American Association Zoo Keepers, 1980. Consultant Oregon Architectural Preservation Resource Center, Portland, 1984. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, International Marine Animal Trainers' Association, American Association Zoological Parks and Aquariums, American Society Mammalogists.

Background

Haight, Jay Dale was born on May 13, 1952 in Galesburg, Illinois, United States. Son of Jack Howard and Billie Jeane (Hansbrough) Haight.

Education

Student, Knox College, 1972. Student, Portland State University, 1978.

Career

Research coordinator Washington Park Zoo, Portland, Oregon, 1976, exhibit design technician, 1978-1979, elephant keeper, since 1980. Elephant facility design consultant. Co-founder Endangered Elephant Endeavor.

Lecturer United States Department of Agriculture.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Research in chemocommunication in elephants, artificial insemination in elephants. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Consultant Oregon Architectural Preservation Resource Center, Portland, 1984. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, International Marine Animal Trainers' Association, American Association Zoological Parks and Aquariums, American Society Mammalogists.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Hiking, poetry, video.

Connections

Married Jane Elizabeth Altier, August 27, 1978 (divorced June 1981). Married Victorial Lynn Fisher, August 8, 1988.

father:
Jack Howard Haight

mother:
Billie Jeane (Hansbrough) Haight

spouses:
Jane Elizabeth Altier

Victorial Lynn Fisher