April 12, 2017
Have you ever dreamed of being part of a scientific expedition? This is your chance to actually work alongside biologists and make a meaningful contribution to what we know about the world’s biodiversity. I’ve joined forces with Taxon Expeditions to help lead an expedition where you are not simply visiting a field site or watching scientists as they make discoveries – you are an important part of the action! Imagine visiting one of the world’s
April 2, 2017
Who else loves a good talk on wild animal sex? I was recently in Madison, Wisconsin as a guest on a live broadcast for the NPR show ‘To The Best of Our Knowledge’. The event was a tremendous amount of fun. I also really enjoyed the beautiful vibe of the city itself – especially the gorgeous old University buildings! Almost every creature on the planet has sex. When you consider the sheer variety of different
January 13, 2017
I’m very pleased to announce that I’ve teamed up with Pegasus Publishing in New York for another book project! The next book in the WILD series will be WILD MOMS – The Astonishing and Complicated World of Motherhood in the Animal Kingdom. Here’s the thing: everyone has a mom. The job of raising offspring is varied and vast. In raising my own children I often found myself wondering – how do other animal moms deal
February 16, 2016
Wild Sex – Coming your way in the USA, August 2016! (Pegasus Books) Buy It On Amazon A brilliantly engaging guide to the reproductive habits of creatures great and small, based on my popular webseries “Wild Sex,” which has received over 14 million views A Quickie Overview of Wild Sex Birds do it, bees do it ― every member of the animal kingdom does it, from fruit flies to blue whales. But if you think
I’ve recently returned from a fantastic trip to London and Munich. In London I was busy doing publicity for my new book. I had several interviews for the BBC, a signing at the Natural History Museum of London and I gave a talk at Springer MacMillan. In Munich I was a keynote speaker for a symposium on science communication at the Max Planck Institute for Ornithology. It was so great to meet the enthusiastic PhD
September 11, 2015
Thrilled for the first official review of my book! The Nature of Sex is now available for purchase in the UK, Australia and New Zealand! Happy Reading!! For the purchase links, check out this post I wrote about The Nature of Sex being released!
August 27, 2015
Oh how I loved the skies of Namibia… Hello Stick bug! Back away from my Gin and tonic! A newborn African wild cat – less than 12 hours old! I even caught some video footage of the wild mama cat and her new kittens. I had the greatest experiences all over the world earlier this year shooting a new TV series. Unfortunately, I’m not yet allowed to say what it is, or for which network!