All posts tagged National Geographic

James Terry, about Mega Pet Adoption Event; Photographer Laurie Wolf, about Viral Photo

James Terry—Hernando County Animal Services Manager and one of the organizers of the Mega Pet Adoption Event, to be held May 17-19 at the Hernando County Fairgrounds, offering upwards of 700 dogs and cats—explains how the idea for the extravaganza came together: Read more…

Robert Clark, photographer extraordinaire

Robert Clark—an award-winning photographer for National Geographic and other major magazines, who’s just published a book, “Feathers: Displays of Brilliant Plumage”—recounts key milestones of his career, including starting to shoot as a young kid, later winding up as a staff photographer Read more…

Michael Paterniti, author of “Hero Dogs: A Soldier’s Best Friend”

Michael Paterniti—the New York Times bestselling author of “The Telling Room” and journalist who’s written for such publications as Harpers, Esquire and GQ (where he works as a correspondent)—discusses “Hero Dogs: A Soldier’s Best Friend,” the cover story he wrote for the June issue of National Geographic. Read more…

Dr. Melanie Butera, veterinarian and adoptive mom to Dillie The Deer

Dr. Melanie Butera—a veterinarian who lives in Canal Fulton Ohio, but may be far better known as the adoptive “mom” to Dillie The Deer—recounts how Dillie entered her life, as a baby deer born blind and rejected by her mother, brought to Dr. Butera quite sickly and frail. Read more…

Peter Gwin, National Geographic staff writer

Peter Gwin–the award-winning staff writer at National Geographic magazine, whose article in the March issue, “Rhino Wars,” examines the current state of rhinos & rhino poaching in South Africa and other regions–traces his path from Georgia native to globe-trotting journalist, filing from far-flung locations. Read more…