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Amy Griffiths
Amy Griffiths
Sanctuary
Karakamia
Position
Guide - Karakamia
Special skills / qualifications
Honours in Biology; herpetologist; artist; and photographer.
What did you do before AWC?
After completing my honours in 2010, I have undertaken a lot of fauna consulting in the Pilbara, WA and worked as a research assistant at several universities.

I am now undertaking my PhD, working as a face painter, artist's assistant and doing my own wildlife art.
Favourite animal protected by AWC
Great Desert Skink.
Favourite place on an AWC sanctuary
Sir John Gorge, Mornington.
Top three animals you would like to see (or have seen) in the wild
Wheatbelt Woma Python, Great Desert Skink and Green Python.
If you could visit any three places on the planet
Amazon, Madagascar and Cape York.
Other interesting stuff
As well as scientific research and getting into the bush for the joy of it, I am very passionate about education; be it in the form of teaching, or simply creating a photo or painting to inspire new knowledge and a passion for animals in people.