Jason Bittel

Author

Bittel writes the Species Watch column for onEarth. He also contributes to National GeographicThe Week, and Slate, and serves up science for picky eaters on his website, BittelMeThis.com. He lives in Pittsburgh with his wife and two tiny wolves. (Note: Wolves may be Pomeranians.)

Stories

After 140 Million Years, the Chinese Sturgeon May Soon Be Extinct

November 20, 2018

Cape Cod’s Gray Seal and White Shark Problem Is Anything but Black-and-White

November 09, 2018

Tarantulas the Size of Your Head? Yeah, We Need to Save Them, Too.

October 25, 2018

These Newly Discovered Hummingbirds Can Survive High in the Andes—but Habitat Destruction Is Creeping Up on Them

October 11, 2018

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