Bethanie Hestermann

Josh and Bethanie Hestermann are the coauthors of Zoology for Kids. Josh Hestermann is the terrestrial husbandry manager at the California Science Center. He has worked as a senior mammalogist at the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach, California. He has also worked as a keeper at Brookfield Zoo and Phoenix Zoo, a wildlife researcher studying marine mammals, and a presenter and educator. Bethanie is a wildlife and conservation blogger and the founder of WordZoo Creative LLC. They live in Southern California.

Stephanie Arne is the host of Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom and the founder of the Creative Animal Foundation.