Dr. Eric Klaphake is the Associate Veterinarian at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo in Colorado Springs, CO, after having been in exotics/small animal private practice for many years. Dr. Klaphake is involved in several wildlife research projects, including studies involving pine martens in Michigan and sagebrush songbirds in Montana. Dr. Klaphake completed a residency in avian and zoological medicine at the University of Tennessee and he is a board-certified zoo medicine (American College of Zoological Medicine), avian (American Board of Veterinary Practitioners), and reptile-amphibian specialist (American Board of Veterinary Practitioners). Dr. Klaphake is a Past-President of the Association of Reptilian and Amphibian Veterinarians, serves as the Reptile-Amphibian American Board of Veterinary Practitioners Regent, and serves as the Session Chair for the Reptile Sessions at the North American Veterinary Conference. Eric is also an associate editor of the Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery.
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