Deborah is a perinatal social worker (20+ years), Dani’s mom, and interested in the emotional lives of zoo animals and their behavior. She had a diving accident when she was 15 years old that resulted in a spinal cord injury which caused her to be paralyzed from the chest down. She has a Bachelor’s where she double majored in Psychology & Psychobiology from UC Riverside and a Masters of Social Work and a near Masters in Animal Behavior at San Diego State University. SHE’S A QUEEN. And I love her (Dani, her daughter, wrote this bio with permission). If you’d like to contact her, e-mail her at dgsoliz54 AT gmail.com.