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).
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We hunt for Patient Zeroes from all over the map.
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 ...