Critterman Safari Guides
Animal Edutainment Critterman Safari Guides became the first
wildlife education outreach organization to be accredited in Texas
by the Zoological Association of America in 2014.
Our presenters have become known to our audiences as Safari Guides.
Through our Animal Ambassadors, we have made it our mission to
connect people to the natural world. Our teaching style is
“Touch the Heart, to Teach the Mind!
We have had the good fortune to work with:
Jack Hanna of Animal Adventures
Jeff Corwin of The Corwin Experience
Steve Irwin of The Crocodile Hunter
Jim Fowler & Peter Gros of Wild Kingdom
Chris & Martin Kratt of Kratt’s Creatures, Zoboomafoo, & Be The Creature.
David Kleven, aka Critterman, is the current education chairperson for the Zoological Association of America. Besides being responsible for developing educational programs for ZAA membership, he has also helped to raise thousands of dollars for conservation efforts.
David has been seen on various segments of The Most Extreme
series which aired on Discovery Network’s Animal Planet.
Dave has the remarkable ability to capture children’s attention and win
their adoration. He began in high school when he worked as costume character Chuck E. Cheese. He quickly learned the magic of animated communication and unwavering patience.
Brenna Kleven, aka CritterWoman, attended the University Of North Texas Science Camps in her youth. At 14 she became a part of the Junior Zoo Crew at the Frank Buck Zoo in Gainesville Texas, and as a college student, an Intern
After her first year of college she applied to go to school at the
Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo In Gainesville Florida.
Through the program she worked with native and exotic species of animals.
There she received an Associate Degree In Zoo Animal Technology.
Since 2017, she has been presenting wildlife outreach programs
with her own fun and educational style.