- Best known for his ETV program “NatureScene,” Mancke said that as a naturalist he “studies the world of nature and marvels at it.”
- Mancke entertained and enlightened the crowd with his collection of natural artifacts including snake skins, turtle shells and animal skulls as props for his talk.
Winthrop University, "S.C. Naturalist Rudy Mancke Delights Audience with His Artifacts" (2015). Winthrop News 2015. 86.