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John Beckmann

Wildlife biologist was in science clubs in third grade. Today his love of science takes him to the area surrounding Yellowstone National Park, where he collects animal droppings to analyze if carnivores are in living in the area. He says carnivores are like an umbrella. "If we protect them, we protect all the animals in the ecosystem." What's the best part of his job? "Being outside and getting to see all the animals in the field," John says.

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