A life with the critters
Karen Osler, a park ranger with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District, shears Jaxx, her four horn Jacob ram, at her home in Connellsville, Pennsylvania, July 14, 2022. Osler is an avid animal lover, an aspect she enjoys about being a park ranger because it allows her to interact with wildlife at work. At home, she cares for what she calls her “critters,” which include different farm animals. Her sheep require annual shearing, while other animals require monthly upkeep. “Some people think they’re extra work, but to me, they enrich me. Just like having dogs, or any other pet, when I get home, they’re super excited to see me,” Osler said. (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District photo by Michel Sauret)

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