James P. is a zoologist, an educator, and a writer who has spent more than forty years in the management of parks, zoos, aquariums, and museums. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Zoology and a Master’s in Adult Education. Porter has more than thirty years experience teaching in informal settings, specializing in natural science and wildlife management. He has formal knowledge of student assessment and planning, and in delivering individualized instruction in various subjects. He has excellent written and oral communication skills with extensive experience in public speaking.