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Caitlin O’Connell, author of “Wild Rituals: 10 Lessons Animals Can Teach Us about Connection, Community, and Ourselves”

Caitlin O’Connell, author of “Wild Rituals: 10 Lessons Animals Can Teach Us about Connection, Community, and Ourselves”

Caitlin O’Connell—a noted scientist who’s spent much of her career studying elephants and their communication, and author of several books, most recently “Wild Rituals: 10 Lessons Animals Can Teach Us about Connection, Community, and Ourselves”—addresses some of...

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Scott Blais, co-founder of the Global Sanctuary for Elephants, currently running Elephant Sanctuary Brazil

Scott Blais, co-founder of the Global Sanctuary for Elephants, currently running Elephant Sanctuary Brazil

Scott Blais—co-founder of the Global Sanctuary for Elephants, whose initial facility is the Elephant Sanctuary Brazil—begins the conversation aiming to answer my question about what makes elephants magical, what provokes such passionate response to them in so many...

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Natasha Daly, author of National Geographic story “The Hidden Cost of Wildlife Tourism”

Natasha Daly, author of National Geographic story “The Hidden Cost of Wildlife Tourism”

Natasha Daly—a staff writer for the National Geographic, where she wrote the June cover story, “The Hidden Cost of Wildlife Tourism”—addresses her role as the magazine’s “wildlife crime reporter,” how she landed on that beat, and what sort of stories she’s written...

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Otis McGarr
(Nov. 1989 – Jan. 4, 2006)



John Taylor
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