Daniel Sauvageau has been a scientific coordinator and designer at the Biodôme since 1993. He is a trained biologist and agronomist (Université Laval). Previously, he was a naturalist and interpreter at Bonaventure Island Park (Gulf of St. Lawrence), the Cap-Tourmente Wildlife Reserve and La Mauricie National Park. In 2012, Daniel followed a field course in the Brazilian Amazon (UQAMAZONE) with the Institute of Environmental Sciences of UQÀM. He took advantage of his stay in Brazil to establish links with, among others, the Associação Mico-Leão-Dourado in charge of the recovery of the golden tamarind lion and the Parque Estadual da Serra do Mar (in Ubatuba, SP), a protected area of Brazilian Atlantic forest.