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ABOUT THE AUTHOR(S)
Jason G. Goldman
Jason G. Goldman is a science writer based in Los Angeles. He writes about human and animal behavior, wildlife biology, ecology and conservation for Scientific American, the BBC, Earth Touch, Conservation magazine and elsewhere. He completed his PhD studying avian cognition at the University of Southern California and is editor of Science Blogging: The Essential Guide (Yale University Press, 2016). He is also completely obsessed with raccoons.