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Jon Mooallem

Jon Mooallem appears in the following:

For the Birds

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Today, a lady with a bird in her backyard upends our whole sense of what we may have to give up to keep a wild creature wild.

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Wild Ones: Humans and Animals

Friday, June 21, 2013

Jon Mooallem, science writer, discusses the state of conservation efforts, and our complicated relationship with the wild world.  He is the author of the new book, Wild Ones: A Sometimes Dismaying, Weirdly Reassuring Story About Looking at People Looking at Animals in America (Penguin, 2013).

→ Event: Jon Mooallem, Black Prairie, and Wild Ones at City Winery July 29th | Info and Tickets

 

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Patient Zero

Monday, November 14, 2011

We hunt for Patient Zeroes from all over the map.

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Contagious Ideas

Monday, November 14, 2011

We're left wondering, what would happen if you were to treat a good idea like an infectious disease? Could you trace it back to one individual, and one flash of insight? Jon Mooallem tells us about his quest to track down the origin of the high five--a story that starts ...

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Can Animals Be Gay?

Friday, April 02, 2010

Jon Mooallem explores homosexual activity in the animal world—from albatrosses to flamingos, bison, and even warthogs. He looks into what humans perceive as “natural” behavior, and examines how various forms of homosexual activity has been documented in over 450 different species. His article “Can Animals Be Gay?” appears ...

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