Emily Gilette is an undergraduate student at the University of Minnesota studying Animal Science. She grew up in northwestern Minnesota with dogs, cats, and chickens. Her future long-term goal is to get accepted into Veterinary School. Her short-term goals include going camping as much as possible, reading for fun during the school year, and to see all the bird species in Minnesota. She is interested in learning about how diseases affect species in the wild and in captivity, and in the rehabilitation of wild animals.