It’s extremely important that we connect to nature! Nature is part of who we are and going outside is important for our mental and physical health. In this category, you’ll learn about animals, ecosystems, and everything amazing outside.
As I wildlife biologist, I’ve been able to travel to incredible places all over the planet. I share with you the photos and facts about fascinating animals that live all over on this planet. My research involves camera trapping too, so I highlight animals that I have never seen in real life, but that we get plenty of times on our camera traps. My animal profiles summarize information from credible sources like the IUCN and Animal Diversity Web, but also always information from peer-reviewed scientific studies.
To experience nature though, you don’t need to go far either. There are already so many discoveries of nature just within your backyard. I grew up just flipping over rocks in my front yard of suburban Buffalo to see the insects underneath. The most important thing we can do to get people interested in conserving nature is take them outside. In this category, I’ll share with you tips and resources for finding the nature that’s all around you and learning about it so you can get informed and excited!
I’m not perfect; I’ve definitely ridden elephants before. But when you know better you do better. Now, I am a wildlife biologist with a Ph.D. quite literally in elephant research and I’m here to ask you to please do better.
If you ever visit Borneo, one of the things you have to do is see a proboscis monkey in the wild. These monkeys are famous for their crazy big noses that some call ugly, but I (and other monkeys) find endearing…