Stephanie M. Dloniak

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




A baby okapi for World Okapi Day. Super cute! ... See MoreSee Less

Baby Okapi 😊😘

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unsolicited parenting advice? via Twisteddoodles #parenting #wildlife #animals #nature #wildmoms

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362.5k Likes, 6,483 Comments - NASA (@nasa) on Instagram: “Round and round they go - then BOOM! This animation begins with the final moments of two neutron…”

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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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