Kat Pirelli-Zucchetta

Kat Pirelli holds a degree in Exotic Animal Behavioral Management and Training. She has extensive experience working with animals, both exotic and domestic, in various countries.

She has a successful track record and has proven her professional skills by maintaining the well being of exotic animals, in various captive environments, including: set up of quarantine facilities; conducting nutritional evaluations; and implementing behavioral enrichment programs

She began her career working as a professional animal handler in the film industry and the Los Angeles Zoo. This included the orchestration, set “up and maintenance, of animal departments. Her work has extended to countries such as Malta, Australia, Canada, Africa, Morocco, Mexico, New Zealand, Saipan and most recently, Borneo. Her knowledge of safe transportation of animals, and the complex process and logistics, qualifies her as an expert.

Additionally, she is certified in a variety of medical disciplines that cover the safety, health, and care of animals, as well as humans. She stays educated and informed by attending annual industry conferences and workshops about sustainability and environmental impacts of agriculture abroad.

Author’s Articles

Amy Taylor: “This film exposes the truth, but also solutions”

Monaco Life speaks to Amy Taylor, director and producer of the documentary ‘Milked’, a controversial exposé of the detrimental effects the dairy industry is having on the environment, human...

Protecting biodiversity, one meal at a time

Monaco Life catches up with Suzy Amis Cameron, wife of Hollywood Director James Cameron, to discover more about her One Meal a Day movement.

Interview: Norbert Barré, Founder and Curator TEDxCannes

We speak with Norbert Barré, organiser of this year’s TEDxCannes at the Palais des Festivals, which was focused on climate change and sustainable solutions for a better planet.

Communicating with orcas, part 2

Pierre Robert de Latour, aka the Orca Whisperer, talks to Monaco Life about the healing sound of orcas.

Communicating with orcas

In part one of this two-part orca series, animal advocate Kat Pirelli-Zucchetta speaks to Pierre Robert de Latour – aka the Orca Whisperer.

Living peacefully with orangutans in 2020

Since 1996, Marc Ancrenaz, through his NGO HUTAN, has been identifying ways for people to co-exist and share habitats peacefully with orangutans in the Sabah rainforest, Malaysian Borneo.