David Heckard

David HeckardDavid Heckard has been working in zoos since 1975 when he started as a reptile keeper at the Fort Worth Zoological Park. He is currently the curator of reptiles and amphibians at the Audubon Nature Institute. David has a strong interest in the design of captive environments that stimulate the occupant and the viewer, and promote an appreciation of the environment. Audubon Nature Institute LogoHe has participated in several reintroduction programs including Attwater’s Prairie Chicken, California Condor, and currently Louisiana Pine Snake.