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Tyus Williams





In this episode, Macken talks to wildlife biologist Tyus D. Williams. During this long, and wide-ranging conversation, they covered some of the following topics:


- The ethics of mosquito sterilization

- Conservation

- Pseudonaturalism

- Science communication

- Social media

- Evolution vs. creationism

- Flat-earthers, anti-vaxxers, and climate change deniers

- Scientific contrarianism

- Tyus's jaguar research

- Tigers hunting bears

- Predators eating predators

- Taxonomy


Tyus is a researcher and science communicator whose work with jaguars has been published in National Geographic. You can interact with him on his twitter, @ScienceWithTyus, and learn from his #SciQFriday, and if you want to support him you can buy him a cup of coffee.