About Us

Becky and Chris Shore presenting several ambassadors for a huge Harry Potter library event.

 Wildlife Ambassadors was created in 1996 to fill a need in the community. Our ambassadors allow children and adults to get up close and personal with animals from around the world as well as many from our very own backyards. We have educated thousands of people over the years at schools, libraries, fairs, festivals, scout and church events and so much more. In addition to education, Wildlife Ambassadors provides a permanent home for exotics, farm animals and native non-releasable wildlife. Our ambassadors have come from wildlife rehabilitators and centers, animal shelters, individual owners and even a restaurant! They are equally important and help us spread the word about conservation and respect for nature.

About Becky Shore

Delighted school children learn all about the misunderstood tarantula.

Becky Shore is the owner and director of Wildlife Ambassadors. She started the company in 1996 to bring wildlife education to her community. Becky graduated from VA Tech with a Wildlife Biology and Speech Communications degree and went immediately into the zoo field as an educator. She has presented programs for the Smithsonian’s Discovery Theatre, hundreds of area schools and libraries and made an appearance on Animal Planet for a special they were airing. Wildlife Ambassadors is licensed with USDA, Virgina Department of Game and Inland Fisheries as well as  USFWS where we hold  a migratory bird  permit for  educational  raptors  that  are non releasable.

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