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About the Author

Randal Betz Jr
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Randal Betz Jr. was born on January 16, 1979 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He

grew up in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, and spent his summers deep-sea fishing and

playing on the beaches of Ocean City, New Jersey. For high school he went to the

Pennington School in New Jersey, where friends, teachers, and coaches forever

influenced him. He has a degree in animal biology from Penn State University, which he

does not use professionally, but more so for his passionate hobby of turtle and tortoise

conservation. He currently lives in Wilmington, Delaware, with his wife, Meghann, and

their four children. He is a full-time husband and father, a medical sales consultant by

day, a tortoise conservationist by night.