Jason sits down with science writer Melissa Cronin to chat about gibbon songs and penguin poop. In this wide-ranging conversation they share tales of interacting with readers online, discuss their complex emotions regarding killer whales in captivity, and more. Formerly of The Dodo, Melissa is now producing a web series about our planet called "Down to Earth". Follow Melissa on Twitter: @melissa_cronin

Jason is an animal behaviour researcher, science communicator and wildlife-nerd extraordinaire whose work has been featured in countless science blogs and publications (Scientific AmericanIo9 and Conservation Magazine to name a few). Each episode of 'The Wild Life' features an in-depth conversation about animals and wildlife. Topics range from the science of animal behaviour and conservation biology, to animal ethics, the intersection of wildlife and art, the critters in your own backyard, and beyond.

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