Robert Hemsworth

Environmental Advisor/Zoologist linkedin image

Roberth Hemsworth pic Robert has a lifelong passion for animals and the environment that has taken him around the globe and into situations such as swimming with alligators, diving with sharks, and climbing trees with sloths.

Robert graduated from Murdoch University after completing a Bachelor of Science with a double major in Biological Science and Conservation and Wildlife Biology.

He has taken part in the successful trapping, handling, identification and relocation of a large range of native fauna on the Wheatstone LNG Project in north west WA.

Robert is also experienced in the trapping and relocation of Southern Brown Bandicoots (Isoodon obesulus fusciventer) in south west WA and is trained in the capture and relocation of venomous snakes.

Prior being employed at Terrestrial Ecosystems, Robert worked as a zookeeper for five years. During this time he worked extensively with a large range of Exotic and Australian fauna including Giraffes, Rhinos, Zebra, Lions, Hyenas, Tigers, Sun Bears, and a huge variety of primates, marsupials, and reptiles.

Robert has also been a volunteer on many projects including turtle tagging on Barrow Island, Cockatoo roost surveys for Birdlife Australia, and as a scientific diver assisting in data collation for theses on Nudibranchs and Coral growth.


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