Jason chats with US National Park Service wildlife intern Dani Dagan about the differences between doing fieldwork in the Alaskan wilderness and in the Santa Monica mountains of Los Angeles. Bonus: learn all about the different strategies that side-blotched lizards use to mate! Follow Dani on Twitter & Instagram: @DaniDagan.


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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