Email An Expert

Need an expert? You may want to contact the scientists below with any specific questions you have about species we have studied or other wildlife questions. Or, maybe you just want to find other students and teachers with whom you'd like to collaborate. The resources below will help you find what you need.

Student & Teacher Key Pals

Key Pals: Students find a pen pal you can write to using email.

EPals: Teachers find a classroom to write to using email. Offers links to classrooms all over the world and in three languages. 

Monkey Expert

Lindsay Magnuson, the Roloway monkey researcher, is more than happy to answer questions you may have about monkeys as well as what it is like to live in a tropical rainforest for six months. Lindsay also, spent time in Ghana tracking forest elephants so you might want to ask her about that as well.

Dolphin Expert

Tamara McGuire, the Amazon River Dolphin researcher, is usually happy to answer any questions you might have about fresh water dolphins. However she will be in Brazil for the next 6 months continuing her research and is unable to respond to emails at this time.

Bird Expert 

Want to know about wild birds anyway in the world, contact:

Shawn Hayes

Shawn just completed his Ph.D. from the University of California, Davis, California. He was studying neural mechanisms of behavior. Shawn also leads groups of people all over the world on bird watching expeditions with Victor Emanuel Nature Tours.

Blue-headed Parrots (Pionus menstruus) gather at a clay lick in Peru. What's a clay lick? Well, a clay lick is an area with exposed bare soil on a river bank or cliff face where many species of birds gather to eat the soil. Geophagy, or the purposeful eating of soil, has been documented in many species including humans.

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