Manci is the Chelonian Husbandry Assistant at the Turtle Conservancy. She works with the animals in our California location and insures their health and welfare. Originally from San Diego, Manci graduated from Carroll College in Helena,MT with a degree in Anthrozoology with an emphasis on animal behavior. Manci has always had a love for all animals but her main interest is in aiding in the conservation of our chelonian friends. In her spare time she enjoys hiking with her dog, golfing, and spending time with friends and family. Her favorite turtles are the Roti island snake-neck turtle and the ploughshare tortoise.