Biologist & Author
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Dr. Thor Hanson is a conservation biologist, Switzer Environmental Fellow, and member of the Human Ecosystems Study Group.
His books include
The Impenetrable Forest: My Gorilla Years in Uganda
Feathers: The Evolution of a Natural Miracle
, which won the
John Burroughs Medal
was nominated for
The Samuel Johnson Prize
. It also received the
AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prize
Pacific Northwest Booksellers Award
. His many media appearances have included
. Hanson lives with his wife and son on an island in the Pacific Northwest.
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