Stephanie M. Dloniak

Writing about science, nature, and adventure for children and adults.




Science day at Pembroke House School in Kenya. I talked about hyena research, Felix Lankester talked about being a wildlife vet, and Nicky Lankester talked about making documentary films, including the series "Going Ape." ... See MoreSee Less

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Nairobi scientist peeps: KWS is looking for a lab tech for the elephant genetics project: ... See MoreSee Less

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I am an American biologist slowly morphing into a science-nature-adventure writer. I am ultimately interested in our relationships with the natural world, and I mainly write features about wildlife research and conservation, the environment, and travel in wild (and some not-so-wild) places.

I was born and raised in the small town of Titusville, Pennsylvania. Titusville’s main claim to fame is the world’s first oil well, drilled by Colonel Edwin L. Drake in 1859. Ida Tarbell, a muckraker of note, also called Titusville home for a number of years.

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