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Amanda Mascarelli writes about a wide range of topics, from the neuroscience of magic to the ecology of Arctic songbirds. Her work appears in Audubon, Nature, Science News for Kids, the Los Angeles Times, and many other publications. Her reporting adventures have taken her wading through quicksand in the desert Southwest, hiking across the tundra in Alaska and Iceland, trailing undercover drug agents, and exploring otherworldly marine life at the bottom of the ocean through the eyes of a submersible robot. She lives in Denver with her husband, three children, and one incorrigible cat.

4 responses to “Non-ultralight field reporting: With baby in tow”

  1. Emily Sohn

    You are seriously amazing!

  2. Amanda

    Thanks, Emily! (Assuming it’s a compliment?! 🙂 I remember when you said last fall (when I was planning for NASW before Mia was born) that you weren’t sure if I was inspiring or delusional. I think the jury is still out.

  3. Amanda

    And darn those emoticons! : )

  4. Cameron Walker

    Emily just took the words right out of my mouth!

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