Adventures in zoological medicine with Jenifer Chatfield
Jenifer Chatfield joins The Vet Blast Podcast with Adam Christman to share amazing stories from her experience in zoological medicine and beyond.
In this episode of The Vet Blast Podcast, Jenifer Chatfield, DVM, DACZM, DACVPM discusses her experience with elephants, chimpanzees, and more. She tells Adam Christman, DVM, MBA about her life as a zoo veterinarian and how she got into zoological medicine in the first place.
Below is a partial transcript. Listen to the full podcast for more.
Jenifer Chatfield, DVM, DACZM, DACVPM: The chimpanzee is the only species that ever almost darted me back...I shot it. It was beautiful. It was a perfect hit right in the biceps. Amazing. And as I'm congratulating myself, fully injected, in it that half of a second, the chimp ripped it out, picked it up, cocked his arm back, and threw it back at me. I felt it go by my face.