Steve Korb is the Wildlife Hospital Assistant Manager at World Bird Sanctuary.
He started his animal career at the St. Louis Children’s Zoo. He was a part time animal keeper taking care of mammals, reptiles, birds and amphibians. He also took care of and raised baby Amur Leopards.
Steve has been a volunteer and an intern at World Bird Sanctuary since 1994. His internships were at the Education Department at Lone Elk Park and at the Wildlife Hospital at the World Bird Sanctuary. When he was an intern at the education department, he did programs in schools, special events and sport shows. After receiving a Veterinary Technology Degree at Jefferson College, he became an internship at World Bird Sanctuary’s Wildlife Hospital where he took care of sick and injured raptors. He also received the Dana Brown Foundation Grant to work at the Wildlife Hospital for two years. After the grant expired, Steve continued his work at the Wildlife Hospital and became the Assistant Manager.
Steve has also taught deaf children at St. Joseph Institute for the Deaf and at the Central Institute for the Deaf and presented at the Deaf Festival.