Cara Giaimo is a freelance animal and plant correspondent for the New York Times, Anthropocene Magazine, Fabrikzeitung and elsewhere. In addition, CJG is currently putting together an enormous book about wildlife for Atlas Obscura, and writing a middle-grade book about gainfully employed, super-sensing animals with former classmate Chris Couch. Cara holds one Master's degree in science writing from MIT, and one bachelor's degree in English and biology from Amherst College. You can find Cara at firstname.lastname@example.org, on Twitter @cjgiaimo, or walking two cats around Somerville, MA.
Thesis: The Mascot and the Refugee: Survival Strategies for the New Urban Jungle